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2011-03-21 16:04:18

A study published online in this week's Nature Genetics demonstrates that tiny Locked Nucleic Acid (LNA)-based compounds developed by Santaris Pharma A/S can inhibit entire disease-associated microRNA families.

2011-03-15 05:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 15, 2011 - Ingenuity® Systems, a leading provider of information and analytics solutions for life science researchers, today announced new features to support RNA-Sequencing workflows and microRNA research in IPA®.

2011-03-10 23:36:25

From neurosurgery to bar code readers, lasers have been used in a myriad of applications since they were first introduced in the late 1950's.

2011-03-09 16:02:28

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania explain how a class of RNA molecules is able to target the genetic building blocks that guide the functioning of a specific part of the nerve cell.

2011-02-09 23:47:18

Scientists have discovered a new way genes are regulated that is unique to primates, including humans and monkeys.

2011-02-07 18:21:16

Defects in the genome are the cause of many diseases.

2011-01-25 12:50:20

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) regulate gene expression by mainly binding to the 3′-UTR of target mRNAs, leading to mRNA degradation or translation inhibition.

2011-01-17 12:29:30

In a technique that could eventually shed light on how gene expression influences human disease, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have for the first time ever successfully visualized single molecules of naturally-occurring messenger RNA (mRNA) transcribed in living mammalian cells.

2010-12-27 13:45:29

Three weeks of oral resveratrol or Longevinex® ingestion prior to an induced heart attack returned microRNA activity close to their pre-event levels in excised animal hearts.

2010-12-23 02:18:44

A scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has discovered a molecular switch that controls the synthesis of ribosomes.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.