genomic


A molecular mechanism involved in the degeneration caused by Huntington’s

4 de December de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Protein synthesis could be a potential therapeutic target for the treatment of Huntington’s disease. This is one of the conclusions of a new study,...

Why people with Down syndrome have spatial orientation problems?

14 de November de 2019 | 12:00 pm
The triple dose of the GRIK1 gene, located on chromosome 21 and related to the balance of synaptic transmission in the brain, is one...

Latent tuberculosis could be contagious

10 de November de 2019 | 12:00 pm
The medical and scientific community has historically argued that tuberculosis can only be spread once the disease is activated in the patient, but a...

The gene of an ‘orphan enzyme’ identified

3 de November de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Researchers at the University of Murcia have discovered the gene corresponding to an enzyme that was considered ‘orphan’ for not knowing its origin or...

The heart of the zebrafish is regenerated thanks to special cells

2 de November de 2019 | 12:00 pm
After an acute myocardial infarction, millions of heart cells, called cardiomyocytes, die and are replaced by a scar. The heart tissue never recovers completely...

A worm ‘humanized’ with CRISPR reveals cancer weaknesses

1 de November de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A team of researchers has mimicked in Caenorhabditis elegans genetic mutations found in human tumors of the breast, prostate and leukemia. Thus they have...

The first mice born with hyperlarge telomeres live 13% longer

27 de October de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A fortuitous finding by researchers of the National Oncology Research Center (CNIO) ten years ago has led to the creation of the first mice...

Fragmentation of sperm DNA can cause abnormalities in children

24 de October de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Acquired sperm DNA alterations can cause chromosomal abnormalities in embryos, fetuses and offspring, according to a study recently published in the British European Medical...

Semen molecules, useful as a non-invasive biomarker in prostate cancer

11 de October de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Spanish researchers led a study that demonstrates the usefulness of miRNA in semen as markers for prostate cancer. The finding could prevent overdiagnosis of...

Spanish researchers design gene therapy with high antitumor potential

10 de October de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A team from the University of Granada demonstrated the ability of LdrB bacterial toxin to kill cancer cells of the colon, cervix and breast,...
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