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Latest Regulation of gene expression Stories

2010-04-08 16:17:33

NYU Langone Medical Center researchers have developed a powerful new method to investigate the discrete steps necessary to turn on individual genes and examine how the process goes wrong in cancer and other diseases.

2010-03-19 10:41:45

Researchers are only beginning to understand how individual variation in gene regulation can have a lasting impact on one’s health and susceptibility to certain diseases.

2010-02-02 10:50:02

University of Michigan researchers have shown that tension on DNA molecules can affect gene expression---the process at the heart of biological function that tells a cell what to do.

2009-11-20 12:11:29

A team led by Penn State's Ross Hardison, T. Ming Chu Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has taken a large step toward unraveling how regulatory proteins control the production of gene products during development and growth.

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2009-11-05 09:49:24

Embryonic development is like a well-organized building project, with the embryo’s DNA serving as the blueprint from which all construction details are derived.

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2009-11-03 09:22:27

The search for the holy grail of regenerative medicine—the ability to "grow back" a perfect body part when one is lost to injury or disease—has been under way for years, yet the steps involved in this seemingly magic process are still poorly understood.

2009-10-29 15:14:35

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover new kink in gene control.

2009-10-10 07:42:26

All cells perform certain basic functions. Each must selectively transcribe parts of the DNA that makes up its genome into RNAs that specify the structure of proteins.

2009-09-22 13:24:40

Single-molecule tests help scientists address long-standing questions.

2009-09-02 07:53:22

Genes that regulate the energy consumption of cells have a different structure and expression in type II diabetics than they do in healthy people, according to a new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institute published in Cell Metabolism.


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