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2010-06-16 23:14:40

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a new group of proteins involved in determining the life span of laboratory roundworms.

2010-05-06 15:41:16

Findings help illuminate biochemical mechanisms that determine stem cell function and fate.

2010-04-22 16:57:33

New on-off switches: SUMO protein silences developmental genes, SNP2 snips SUMO to allow gene expression

2010-03-10 03:00:00

Collaboration Exploits Cellzome's World-Leading Proteomics Technology in Epigenetics CAMBRIDGE, England and HEIDELBERG, Germany, March 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellzome today announced that it has formed a second strategic alliance with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

2010-02-25 13:44:55

A paper published online today in Molecular Cell proposes that Methyl CpG binding protein 2 (MeCP2) impacts the entire genome in neurons, rather than acting as a regulator of specific genes.

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2010-02-19 15:07:30

Malaria remains one of the most deadly infectious diseases. Yet, how Plasmodium, the malaria parasite, regulates its infectious cycle has remained an enigma despite decades of rigorous research.

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2010-01-21 11:29:46

Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified one of the key proteins allowing herpes simplex virus (HSV) DNA to fly under the radar of their hosts' involuntary hospitality.

2010-01-07 18:03:35

Plants are incredibly temperature sensitive and can perceive changes of as little as one degree Celsius.

2009-12-25 21:50:53

Like a child awaiting the arrival of Christmas, embryonic stem cells exist in a state of permanent anticipation.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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