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2010-09-03 14:42:31

Female induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, reprogrammed from human skin cells into cells that have the embryonic-like potential to become any cell in the body, retain an inactive X chromosome, stem cell researchers at UCLA have found.

2010-08-31 07:10:00

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2010-08-16 14:37:22

When a certain protein is mutated or missing, symptoms of the neurodevelopmental disorder Rett syndrome arise, causing a gradual loss of brain function during early development.

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2010-08-16 08:45:00

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified a protein that may act as the trigger controlling the addictive impact of cocaine in the brain.

2010-02-25 13:44:55

A paper published online today in Molecular Cell proposes that Methyl CpG binding protein 2 (MeCP2) impacts the entire genome in neurons, rather than acting as a regulator of specific genes.

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2010-02-15 11:45:00

A new study reveals that a common underlying mechanism is shared by a group of previously unrelated disorders which all cause complex defects in brain development and function.

2009-12-08 17:57:55

Loss of the gene that causes Rett syndrome disrupts the production of neurotransmitters in specific nerve cells, causing the movement and behavioral problems typical of the disease.

2009-10-27 12:00:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by recent breakthroughs in research, today the International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) announced a major fundraising initiative entitled Research to Reality: Funding Progress.

2009-07-30 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Angelman Syndrome Foundation today announced the formation of the Angelman Treatment and Research Institute (ATRI), which will direct the organization's rapidly increasing research funding.

2009-04-20 09:58:52

A research collaboration between Australia and Israel has identified a genetic variation that influences the severity of symptoms in Rett syndrome.


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