Latest PHD finger Stories

2012-04-12 11:21:29

The study has been published in the prestigious journal Molecular Cell Researchers at the Hospital de Mar Research Institute (IMIM) have discovered that the protein LOXL2 has a function within the cell nucleus thus far unknown. They have also described a new chemical reaction of this protein on histone H3 that would be involved in gene silencing, one of which would be involved in the progression of breast, larynx, lung and skin tumours. Led by Dr Sandra Peiró and published...

2009-12-09 19:57:05

In a paper published this week in the journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences", Dr. Michael Kobor's laboratory reported the structure and function of a key player in regulating chromatin in yeast and humans. Chromatin, a dynamic DNA-protein complex, is involved in numerous cellular processes and has profound effects on human health and disease. This study is a major advancement in elucidating the role and structure of an epigenetic regulator commonly involved in human...

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