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Library of Genetic Circuits Developed For Scientific Functions
2012-08-03 13:24:55

For about a dozen years, synthetic biologists have been working on designing genetic circuits to perform novel functions such as manufacturing new drugs, producing fuel or even programming the suicide of cancer cells.

2012-07-30 12:49:50

Alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC) is a very rare disorder that causes paralysis that freezes one side of the body and then the other in devastating bouts that arise at unpredictable intervals.

2012-06-27 14:24:19

Organisms employ a fascinating array of strategies to identify and restrain invasive pieces of foreign DNA, such as those introduced by viruses.

2012-06-21 23:41:05

Researchers at the Whitehead Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have defined and analyzed the crystal structure of a yeast Argonaute protein bound to RNA.

2012-06-20 06:21:34

A new study opens doors to understanding prostate cancer with the identification of a potential new pathway in prostate cancer cells by which cancer-driving gene products can be created.

2012-06-04 17:41:18

Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.


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