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Isolating RNA From Live Cells In Their Natural Tissue Environment
2014-01-13 07:23:08

A multi-disciplinary team from the University of Pennsylvania have published in Nature Methods a first-of-its-kind way to isolate RNA from live cells in their natural tissue microenvironment without damaging nearby cells.

2014-01-10 08:23:49

SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhaseRx, Inc., an RNA therapeutics company, today announced the appointment of Michael Houston, Ph.D., as its Vice President, Therapeutics Development.

How Rare 'Words' In Bacterial Genes Boost Protein Production
2013-09-27 07:29:50

Scientists routinely seek to reprogram bacteria to produce proteins for drugs, biofuels and more, but they have struggled to get those bugs to follow orders.

2013-08-21 10:43:26

Researchers have long known that high levels of a specific protein in human cells are linked to tumor growth – but no one has fully understood how.

2013-07-01 11:55:56

Synthetic biology researchers at Northwestern University, working with partners at Harvard Medical School, have for the first time synthesized ribosomes -- cell structures responsible for generating all proteins and enzymes in our bodies -- from scratch in a test tube.


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