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University of Delaware researchers have identified a protein, hiding in plain sight, that acts like a bodyguard to help protect and stabilize another key protein, that when unstable, is involved in Crohn’s disease.
Three new locations for Crohn's Disease genes have been uncovered by scientists at UCL using a novel gene mapping approach.
A new finding out in the December 1st issue of Genes & Development offers insight into a new treatment avenue for two painful inflammatory diseases: Crohn's Disease and sarcoidosis.
A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn's disease.
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today announced that it has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,592,437 by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
A cellular molecule that not only can sense two common respiratory viruses but also can direct cells to mount a defense has been identified by microbiologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a novel link between a gene known to regulate inflammation in the body and another gene which causes the majority of Crohn's Disease diagnoses.
Twenty-five per cent of Crohn's disease patients have a mutation in what is called the NOD2 gene, but it is not precisely known how this mutation influences the disease.
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