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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.

2011-01-13 16:12:22

Researchers from the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson and two other institutions have discovered new evidence that suggests the "longevity" protein SIRT1, known for its life-spanning effects in different species, can inhibit the development of a known precursor to prostate cancer, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN).

2011-01-10 14:51:40

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a common type of skin cancer.

2011-01-07 18:42:26

The interplay between a major tumor-suppressing gene, a truncated chromosome and two sets of microRNAs provides a molecular basis for explaining the less aggressive form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, an international team of researchers reports today in the Jan. 4 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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