genomic


Researchers describe how the switch of the CRISPR defenses works in bacteria

8 de January de 2020 | 12:00 pm
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen, led by Spanish researcher Guillermo Montoya, have deciphered the keys to how bacteria defend themselves from external attackers...

Spanish researchers reveal key role of a new protein in lung cancer

5 de January de 2020 | 12:00 pm
A protein, which function was unknown until now, has a vital role in the development of lung cancer. The finding, published in Oncogene, opens...

The Mediterranean diet does not benefit everyone equally

30 de December de 2019 | 12:00 pm
The effectiveness of the Mediterranean diet depends on the genetic profile of each person. A new study has shown how each individual benefits differently...

Measure telomeres to customize the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis

27 de December de 2019 | 12:00 pm
The the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and a pharmaceutical company studied the application of a test to measure telomeres in patients with...

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...
Carlos Slim Health Institute | Privacy Notice | Contact