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2009-03-17 11:29:50

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified a master switch that might prevent cancer cells from metastasizing from a primary tumor to other organs.

2009-03-16 01:30:00

PARIS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExonHit Therapeutics (Alternext: ALEHT) today reported the publication in Lancet Oncology of a study conducted by Institut Gustave Roussy, which describes the identification of a deregulated cell function in breast cancer through the analysis of alternative RNA splicing [1].

2009-02-09 07:45:54

Findings may lead to novel treatments for diseases resistant to current RNAi

2009-02-03 15:28:57

A new therapy being developed at the University of Florida could, in time, produce another weapon for the fight against herpes.

2009-01-29 08:58:51

Two molecular biologists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have uncovered important new details about how a gene mutation causes a cellular editing error that results in a devastating disease called pontocerebellar hypoplasia (PCH).

2008-12-26 06:43:20

An international research team led by Tim Nilsen, Ph.D., a professor of medicine and biochemistry and the director of the School of Medicine's Center for RNA Molecular Biology, has discovered an unexpected mechanism governing alternative splicing, the process by which single genes produce different proteins in different situations. The new mechanism suggests that curing the more than half of genetic diseases that are caused by mutations in the genetic code that in turn create mistakes in...

2008-08-13 18:00:14

By Ponomarev, Vladimir Recent years have witnessed a remarkable increase in our knowledge and understanding of the genetics and molecular biology of human diseases. During the past 2 decades, technologic innovations revolutionized molecular and cell biology.

2008-07-02 00:00:22

About 600 Verizon telephone customers lost service in the East End of Charleston sometime Saturday after underground cables were damaged, a spokesman said. Repairs were expected to start today but may not be completed until Thursday, Verizon spokesman Harry Mitchell said Sunday.

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2008-04-09 09:00:00

Splicing exerts selective pressure on DNA sequence

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2007-03-20 08:20:00

A new study provides insight into what may have been the first self-replicating molecule to arise billions of years ago on the evolutionary path toward the emergence of life.


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