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Latest Tumor suppressor genes Stories

2013-04-23 12:06:30

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have found that a deficiency in an important anti-tumor protein, p53, can slow or delay DNA repair after radiation treatment.

2013-04-18 23:31:32

Researchers of the hereditary cancer research group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) conducted a functional and structural study of seven missense variants of the BRCA1 gene concluding that three of these variants are pathogenic, linked to the risk of suffering breast or ovarian cancer.

Patent Law For The Human Genome
2013-04-15 06:01:44

The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Monday in a case that could determine whether or not human DNA can be patented, which could have a tremendous impact on genetic research, one way or the other.

2013-04-02 12:32:57

Mutations in a protein called SPOP (speckle-type POZ protein) disarm it, allowing another protein called steroid receptor coactivator-3 (SRC-3) to encourage the proliferation and spread of prostate cancer cells.

2013-02-25 13:38:04

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a new so-called pseudogene that regulates the tumor-suppressing PTEN gene.

2013-02-12 14:01:58

A 23andMe study of consumers' reactions to genetic testing found that even when the tests revealed high-risk mutations in individuals, those individuals had few negative reactions to the news.

2013-02-05 10:28:21

Surprising result suggests that enhancing these mutations’ impact could offer a new way to treat cancer.

Breast Cancer Mutation Linked To Early Onset Menopause
2013-01-30 09:42:51

Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently conducted a study that showed a significantly earlier onset of menopause for women who inherited a mutation in one of the breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) genes.

2013-01-14 10:36:16

It is perhaps impossible to overstate the importance of the tumor suppressor gene p53.

2012-12-13 12:26:27

Researchers at Michigan State University have discovered a protein that does its best work with one foot in the grave.


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