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Latest Mir-96 microRNA Stories

2011-01-21 15:54:57

New research from the University of Sheffield has revealed that the molecular mechanism underlying deafness is caused by a mutation of a specific microRNA called miR-96.

2010-04-21 13:48:26

The genes in humans and many other species have been surveyed but their operating principles remain rather unknown.

2010-02-08 08:12:21

Mimicking hereditary deafness in a mouse brings doctors closer to a cure.

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2009-04-28 07:46:33

Scientists of Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed a new mouse model that can be associated with deafness.

2009-04-15 07:53:55

Despite modern medicine, one in 1,000 American babies are born deaf. The numbers increase markedly with age, with more than 50% of seniors in the United States experiencing some form of hearing loss.

2009-04-14 12:22:07

Parallel studies in mice and humans by Spanish and British scientists have found a new kind of genes -- micro RNAs -- are linked to progressive hearing loss. The researchers said their findings provide important new genetic understanding of a condition that's common in humans yet remains poorly understood. The Spanish scientists from the Hospital Ramon Cajal in Madrid followed families who showed hearing loss.

2009-04-13 07:48:42

Human and mouse share hearing deficit caused by mutation in microRNA.


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