Latest P53 Stories

2011-02-28 15:35:47

A small difference in DNA sequence predicts the degree of disability after a stroke.

2011-02-28 07:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Diagnostics, Inc. (ACD) today announced the results of its clinical study utilizing RNAscope(TM) technology to detect human papillomavirus (HPV) E6/E7 mRNA in routine clinical specimens of head and neck cancer.

2011-02-25 22:59:56

Like a bounty hunter returning escapees to custody, a cancer-fighting gene converts organ cells that change into highly mobile stem cells back to their original, stationary state.

2011-02-22 13:28:49

Chemotherapeutic agents, used in cancer treatment, destroy not only cancer cells but also healthy cells, thus affecting germ cells as well.

2011-02-17 20:59:17

To protect the health of future generations, body keeps a careful watch on its precious and limited supply of eggs.

2011-02-14 15:22:47

One of the most important genes in the human genome is called p53 and its function is to suppress tumors.

2011-02-04 00:16:38

A constellation of different stem cell populations within our skin help it to cope with normal wear and tear.

2011-02-02 19:44:41

For several decades, researchers have been linking genetic mutations to diseases ranging from cancer to developmental abnormalities.

2011-01-26 20:33:43

Scientists are reporting discovery of a potential biochemical basis for the apparent cancer-fighting ability of broccoli and its veggie cousins.

2011-01-25 14:53:20

A study shows for the first time that the three most common chromosome changes seen in chronic lymphocytic leukemia disrupt a molecular network that includes several important genes and strongly influences the outcome of the disease.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.