Latest Mutation Stories
Researchers have found a major piece of genetic evidence that confirms the role of a group of virus-fighting genes in cancer development.
Today we know that women carrying BCRA1 and BCRA2 gene mutations have a 43% to 88% risk of developing from breast cancer before the age of 70.
Ribosomes are essential for life, generating all of the proteins required for cells to grow.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a link between a mutation in a gene called RAB 24 and an inherited neurodegenerative disease in Old English sheepdogs and Gordon setters.
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have identified how a mutated protein can lead to holes in a protein sitting in a cell's membrane.
A simple adjustment to a powerful gene-editing tool may be able to improve its specificity.
New research, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researcher Chunyu Wang, has solved one mystery in the development of Familial Alzheimer’s Disease (FAD), a genetic variant of the disease that affects a small fraction of the Alzheimer’s population.
A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a phenomenon that alters prevailing views of how the genome is expressed to make and sustain the life of mammals.
Scientists have discovered a mutation with a built-in dilemma for dairy cattle breeders.
As part of an international research project, a team of researchers has developed a DNA clamp that can detect mutations at the DNA level with greater efficiency than methods currently in use.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).