Latest human disease Stories

2010-08-02 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-06-24 04:23:50

The central dogma of molecular biology, as proposed in 1970 by Francis Crick and James Watson, holds that genetic information is transferred from DNA to functional proteins by way of messenger RNA (mRNA).

2010-06-15 18:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-05-10 05:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-02-23 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-01-26 12:29:37

Scientists at Duke University Medical Center say they are now convinced that rare genetic variants – as opposed to more common ones – lie at the heart of the genetic component of most common diseases.

2010-01-20 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-08-19 06:23:56

The ability to specifically target and modify genes in the mouse allows researchers to use this small rodent to study how certain genes contribute to human disease. A common method used to make genetic changes in mice and cells is called site-specific recombination, where two DNA strands are exchanged.

2009-08-04 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2009-07-28 05:30:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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