Latest Spanish National Cancer Research Centre Stories
The pluripotency factor NANOG regulates cell proliferation in epithelia of the skin and oesophagus in adult organisms; blocking the action of the gene diminishes the capacity of tumour cells to divide
Massive sequencing of cancer genomes brings to light new genes every day that could be involved in the process of tumour formation.
Today we know that women carrying BCRA1 and BCRA2 gene mutations have a 43% to 88% risk of developing from breast cancer before the age of 70.
Every day, the human body produces new cells to regenerate tissues and repair those that have suffered injury.
One of the most important processes in the life of cells is genome replication, which consists of making exact copies of the DNA in order to pass it on to their offspring when they split.
Cell division is an essential process for the development of an organism.
In a study, a gene was found to be the key role in obesity.
RAP1 is a gene that also protects telomeres.
The study reveals how a genetic duplication that occurred millions of years ago encouraged the evolution of the ASF1b gene, involved in cancer development
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.