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2011-07-14 15:05:40

Scientists at the Technical University of Munich and the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen and along with their colleagues from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg and the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona have discovered how the U2AF protein enables the pre-mRNA* to be spliced to form the mRNA*, which serves as a template for protein synthesis in the body.

2011-06-14 01:16:57

Many more hereditary diseases than previously thought may be caused, at least in part, by errors in pre-mRNA splicing, according to a computer analysis by Brown University scientists.

2011-06-13 16:03:15

National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a new pathway that sets the clock for programmed aging in normal cells.

2011-06-08 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Molecular Devices, a leading provider of instruments, software, and consumables for drug discovery and life sciences research, announced the launch of the GenePix® SL50 Slide Loader and GenePix® Pro 7.2 Software for an accelerated microarray workflow.

2011-04-18 17:37:56

Researchers have identified a genetic mutation found in the Ohio Amish population as the cause of a fatal developmental disease in fetuses and infants.

2011-04-07 22:12:14

Fetuses with defects in a molecular machine that edits information cells use to make proteins can develop a rare form of dwarfism.

2011-03-10 23:36:25

From neurosurgery to bar code readers, lasers have been used in a myriad of applications since they were first introduced in the late 1950's.

2011-01-31 13:37:28

DNA was originally thought to have a single function: to help cells make the proteins they need.

2010-11-18 16:32:57

Cells have their own version of the cut-and-paste editing function called splicing.

2010-10-15 17:13:40

How a T cell decides to make protein X, Y, or Z can have profound effects for fighting foreign invaders or staving off dire autoimmune reactions.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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