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Malfunction of a protein has been linked to a form of mental retardation that affects up to one out of every 500 males, says Nasser K. Yaghi, a Texas A&M University magna cum laude biology graduate who was selected to participate in a medical research project at Harvard that has been published in the journal Nature.
A subtle mutation affecting the epigenome â€“ a set of dynamic factors that influence gene activity -- may lead to an inherited form of mental retardation that affects boys, find researchers at Children's Hospital Boston.
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a new group of proteins involved in determining the life span of laboratory roundworms.
Findings help illuminate biochemical mechanisms that determine stem cell function and fate.
New on-off switches: SUMO protein silences developmental genes, SNP2 snips SUMO to allow gene expression
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).
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.
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.
SPARTA, N.J. and LIEGE, Belgium, Feb.
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.
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