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2010-05-09 13:13:12

Chemical changes in the genetic material, known as epigenetic modifications, regulate the activity of many genes.

2010-04-19 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQNM) today announced the launch of its next-generation mass spectrometry system - the MassARRAY® Analyzer 4.

2010-04-18 09:51:21

DNA modification defines early onset glioblastoma, is prevalent in lower grade gliomas

2010-04-16 08:26:27

A study conducted by a collaborative team led by researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) may lead to better insight into the clinical outcome for some patients with a particularly aggressive type of brain cancer.

2010-04-08 08:51:56

A University of British Columbia doctoral candidate has discovered a previously unknown mechanism for silencing retroviruses, segments of genetic material that can lead to fatal mutations in a cell's DNA.

2010-02-23 11:09:24

Scientists from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research have published a paper, online Feb. 22 in Nature Cell Biology, describing gene expression in a prostate cancer cell: more sweeping, more targeted and more complex than we could ever have imagined, even five years ago.

2010-02-21 11:12:08

More than three million children have been born as a result of assisted reproductive technologies since the birth of the first "test tube baby" in 1978. While the majority of these children are healthy and normal, as a group they are at greater risk of certain kinds of birth defects and being low birth weight, which is associated with obesity, hypertension and type 2 diabetes later in life.

2010-02-13 08:29:32

Researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP), King’s College London, have identified numerous novel regions of the genome where the chemical modifications involved in controlling gene expression are influenced by either genetic variation or the parental origin of that particular stretch of DNA.

2010-02-10 08:58:28

Gastric cancer, one of the most common types of cancer, is associated with high mortality rates.


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