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2011-10-03 15:45:04

When cells divide normally, DNA gets copied perfectly and distributed among the daughter cells with an even hand.

2011-06-30 13:34:04

A paper published online today in Nature reveals that glia play a key role in preventing the progression of the most prominent Rett Syndrome symptoms displayed by mouse models of the disease: lethality, irregular breathing and apneas, hypoactivity and decreased dendritic complexity.

2011-06-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huda Y.

2011-06-07 10:15:42

The protein MeCP2 is porridge to the finicky neuron.

2011-06-03 12:57:26

An IRSF funded study published today in the journal Science has shown that the childhood disorder Rett syndrome, can be reestablished in adult animals by "switching off" a critical disease causing gene in healthy adult animals.

2011-04-13 21:38:10

Model of Rett syndrome suggests a deficit in processing cues from the environment.

2011-01-11 13:50:35

Since 1999, scientists have known that a mutation in a gene called MeCP2 (methyl-CpG-Binding protein 2) can cause Rett syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder.

2010-12-16 16:23:00

Study marks the emergence of disease-modifying treatments for autism spectrum disorders BOSTON, Dec.

2010-11-17 21:18:03

With few exceptions, jumping genes-restless bits of DNA that can move freely about the genome-are forced to stay put.

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2010-11-16 10:46:25

A groundbreaking study published Friday in the leading scientific journal, Cell, revealed that a team of investigators had successfully generated nerve cells using skin cells from four individuals with Rett syndrome.


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