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2010-10-14 16:25:00

IPSWICH, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Biolabs (NEB) has launched a suite of new and validated products designed to simplify DNA methylation analysis for epigenetics researchers.

2010-10-14 13:51:33

A collaboration between physicians and scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has demonstrated that a biomarker called TCF21 may be used to develop a potential screening test for early-stage lung cancer.

2010-10-11 13:16:46

For the first time, UK scientists have reported direct evidence that taking up smoking results in epigenetic changes associated with the development of cancer.

2010-10-04 16:58:18

Post-translational modifications of histones play an important role in regulating chromatin dynamics and function.

2010-09-27 07:00:00

SYDNEY, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Genomics Pty. Ltd (Sydney, Australia) and The Garvan Institute of Medical Research (Sydney, Australia) today announced that they have entered into a license agreement in relation to novel biomarkers discovered by scientists at the Garvan Institute.

2010-09-20 16:32:24

Colon cancer is the second most common cancer in the United States and causes more than 50,000 deaths each year.

2010-09-15 19:16:17

Johns Hopkins scientists who specialize in unconventional hunts for genetic information outside nuclear DNA sequences have bagged a weighty quarry — 13 genes linked to human body mass.

2010-08-17 16:49:41

Having charted the occurrence of a common chemical change that takes place while stem cells decide their fates and progress from precursor to progeny, a Johns Hopkins-led team of scientists has produced the first-ever epigenetic landscape map for tissue differentiation.

2010-07-28 18:43:33

Grown-ups aren't the only ones making exciting scientific discoveries these days.


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