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Commonly Used Anti-Rejection Drug Could Be Re-purposed to Treat Some Liver Cancers

Feb 13, 2019-4:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Cell Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Cancer Therapy

Research from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in animal models and patient tissue...

Newly Discovered Gene Links between Illness and the Increased Need for Sleep

Feb 13, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling, Physiology

Humans spend nearly one-third of their lives in slumber, yet sleep is still one of biology's ...

Scientists Succeed in Shifting Breast Cancer Cells from HER2-Negative to HER2-Positive Status

Feb 13, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Biotechnology, Featured, Bioinformatics, Cancer Therapy

JUPITER, FL — When women or men receive the worrisome diagnosis of breast cancer, that news...

Specific Genes Are Relevant to How Partners Provide and Receive Support From Each Other

Feb 12, 2019-4:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, General, Psychology

The quality of your marriage could be affected by your genes, according to new research conducted...

The Mechanism by Which Metastatic Tumor Cells Grow in Lymph Nodes

Feb 12, 2019-3:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Cell Biology

The spread of cancer to a new part of the body accounts for about 90 % of cancer death. Cancer ce...

Metabolic Plasticity of Cancer Cells Makes Them Harder to Stop

Feb 12, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Molecular Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Physiology

When metastatic cancer cells need to avoid a threat, they simply reprogram themselves. Rice Unive...

A Large-Scale Gene Study Links Hundreds of Genes to Depression

Feb 11, 2019-3:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Neurology, Psychology

Hundreds of genes have been newly linked to depression, shedding light on the origins of the cond...

A New Vaccine against Streptococcus Pneumonia Based on Its Sibling "Streptococcus Mitis"

Feb 10, 2019-1:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Microbiology, Bacteriology, Vaccines, Infectious Diseases

Vaccinating laboratory mice with Streptococcus mitis bacteria prevents their virulent sibling, St...

New Insight into the Journey of Stem Cells to Become Neurons

Feb 9, 2019-5:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Stem Cells & Cancer Stem Cells, Neurology, Cell Signaling

Stem cells are true Jacks-of-all-trades of our bodies, as they can turn into the many different c...

Mapping Oesophageal Cancer Genes Leads to New Drug Target Currently Used in Trials for Other Cancer Types

Feb 9, 2019-4:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Biotechnology, Genome & Genomics, Cancer Therapy

Mutations that cause esophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC) have been mapped in unprecedented detail -- ...

A Drug Currently Used Might Be Effective in Treating Two Different Types of Cancer

Feb 9, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics, Molecular Pharmacology, Cancer Therapy

Two new papers, published simultaneously in Nature Communications and led by researchers at McGil...

How Is the Body's Clock Linked to Mental Health and Diseases?

Feb 4, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Diseases, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, General, Psychology, Physiology

A large-scale genomic analysis has revealed some of the inner workings of the body clock, sheddin...

Identifying the Genetic Cause of Salivary Gland Cancer

Feb 3, 2019-3:00 pm

News Classification : Cancer, Genetics

Acinic cell carcinoma is the third most common malignant form of salivary gland cancer. These tum...

Scientists Discover a New Gene That Causes Glaucoma

Feb 3, 2019-1:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Diseases, Ophthalmology

An international team of researchers has identified a gene responsible for the onset of pigmentar...

How Could a Rat without a Y Chromosome Develop as a Male?

Feb 3, 2019-12:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Featured, Epigenetics, Developmental Biology, Evolution, Transcriptome & Transcriptomics

A look at the brains of an endangered spiny rat off the coast of Japan by University of Missouri ...

Discovering Factors Trigger Toxic-Protein Production in ALS and a Known Drug to Block this Process

Feb 2, 2019-4:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Diseases, Neurology, Genetic Diseases

Patients with ALS frequently have a string of repeated DNA code in the cells of their brain, carr...

An Intracellular Pathway Mediates Metabolic Adjustments That Promote Health and Longevity

Feb 2, 2019-3:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling, Aging

The search for clues on how to live healthier, longer lives has led researchers at Baylor College...

How Do Transcription Factors Scan the Genome Efficiently?

Feb 2, 2019-2:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Genome & Genomics

Transcription factors are proteins that regulate the transcription of genes, which is the first s...

In a Novel Mouse Model, Epigenetic Regulation Negatively Impacts a Downstream Gene Involved in ASD

Feb 2, 2019-1:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Genome & Genomics, Neurology, Epigenetics, Psychology

The causes of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are diverse and to some extent, unknown. But without...

Blocking Integrin β7 Expression Increases Systemic Metabolism

Jan 31, 2019-4:00 pm

News Classification : Genetics, Molecular Biochemistry, Immunology

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has identified what appears to be an importa...

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