genomic


Why RNA winds-off when stretched while DNA over-winds?

27 de June de 2017 | 1:00 pm
DNA and RNA are two very similar molecules, but they behave quite differently when a force is applied to them. As one would expect,...

Why some brains have more susceptibility to seizures?

16 de June de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A research conducted by Prof. Hermona Soreq at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem may explain why some kids suffered epilepsy-like seizures caused by flashing...

111 New Loci That Indicate Susceptibility to Type 2 Diabetes Identified

12 de June de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A study led by University College London (UCL), in collaboration with Imperial College London, has identified 111 new chromosomal locations (loci) on the human...

Aptamers for Early Breast Cancer Detection

9 de June de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A research group led by Julia Dolores Toscano Garibay develops molecular tools for the early detection of breast cancer, a major health problem at...

UNAM Scientists Study Genetic Susceptibility of Mexican Populations to Chronic Diseases

1 de June de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A group of scientists at the Center of Complexity Sciences (C3) of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the National Institute of...

New Test Allows Knowing If Gonorrhoea Infection Is Drug Resistant to Help Choosing Best Treatment

27 de May de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Treating gonorrhea patients with antibiotics has not been recommended since 2007, because Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium has progressively developed resistance to the antibiotic drugs prescribed...

Predisposition to Hyperglycemia Increases the Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

9 de May de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Genetic predisposition to high blood glucose increases the likelihood of coronary heart disease, regardless of the presence of type 2 diabetes and other cardiovascular...

To what extent does genetics dictate what we like to eat?

3 de May de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why we continue to eat certain foods, even though we know they are not good for us? The reason, according...

Cell Gene Therapy Cures Bubble Baby Disease in Phase 2 Clinical Trials

28 de April de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A stem cell gene therapy developed at University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) shows effective for babies with bubble baby disease (or ADA-SCID),...

Scientists Reverse Retinitis Pigmentosa and Restore Visual Function Using Gene-Editing Tool

24 de April de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A group of scientists of the University of California – San Diego (UCSD), in collaboration with colleagues from China, reversed cellular degeneration and restored...
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