Latest Transcription factors Stories

Mechanism Through Which The Expression Of Genes Is Controlled Revealed
2013-10-30 08:58:05

A new study by Weill Cornell Medical College scientists reveals a mechanism through which the expression of genes is controlled – a finding that highlights genetic mutations that can impair the timing of gene expression.

Gene Enhancers Play Major Role In Making Our Faces Unique
2013-10-25 07:52:51

What makes facial morphology so distinct? Genetics obviously plays a major role, as is evident in the similarities between parents and children. But scientists are now studying how DNA fine-tunes genetics so that siblings, especially identical twins, resemble one another yet look different from unrelated individuals.

2013-10-14 11:18:08

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have developed a new way to parse and understand how special proteins called "master regulators" read the genome, and consequently turn genes on and off.

2013-09-30 14:04:37

What keeps leukemia cells alive almost forever, able to continue dividing endlessly and aggressively?

2013-09-20 11:25:30

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that a specific protein pair may be a successful prognostic biomarker for identifying smoking-related lung cancers.

2013-09-09 04:20:03

Discovery of RNA regulator could lead to a better understanding of diseases like cancer and influenzaSingapore, Sept 9, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's

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