genomic


A blood test may determine the quality of women’s eggs before a fertility treatment

20 de September de 2018 | 12:00 pm
A blood test will allow knowing the level of fertility of the women before undergoing an assisted fertilization treatment, according to a study published...

The mechanics of rotavirus contain key information on how it infects

14 de September de 2018 | 1:00 pm
The viruses that cause most childhood diarrheal diseases are covered by several layers of proteins that protect them and allow them to infect their...

Researchers discovered key protein in the development of autism

20 de August de 2018 | 1:00 pm
CPEB4 protein, which coordinates the expression of hundreds of genes necessary for neuronal activity, is altered in the brains of patients with autism. According...

Breast cancer drug promising in phase 3 trial

18 de August de 2018 | 12:00 pm
For women with advanced breast cancer who carry the BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations, an experimental drug could improve survival, a new study suggests....

Study finds two genes involved in Bloom syndrome

10 de August de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh and several Spanish research centers have identified two genes related to prenatal growth retardation and microcephaly characteristic of...

Susceptible genes identified for childhood chronic kidney disease

28 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Childhood nephrotic syndrome is the most frequently occurring chronic kidney disease among children. A Japanese research team has identified a group of genes that...

Stem cell mutations linked to hydrocephalus

11 de July de 2018 | 12:00 pm
Hydrocephalus is characterized by a dangerous buildup of pressure on the brain caused by excessive amounts of fluid. Researchers have long believed that the...

Researchers discover new vulnerability in deadly form of lung cancer

3 de July de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Researchers at the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) have discovered a new metabolic vulnerability in small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...

Mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk identified

29 de June de 2018 | 1:00 pm
While the DNA sequence remains the same throughout a person’s life, the expression of the encoded genes may change with time and contribute to...

Molecular brake on human cell division prevents cancer

28 de June de 2018 | 1:00 pm
Researchers have discovered that the process of copying DNA generates a brake signal that stalls cell division. This molecular brake ensures that the cell...
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