genomic


Spanish Scientists Describe a Specific DNA Repair Mechanism

6 de December de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Many types of DNA breaks happen in the cell, some of which can lead to diseases like cancer if not properly repaired. A work...

UNAM is developing early diagnostic method for cancer

29 de November de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Currently, Mayra Magaril Furlan and her research team at the Institute of Cellular Physiology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) are developing...

DNA can form be very complex knots within the cell nucleus

27 de November de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Researchers from the Superior Council of Scientific Investigations (CSIC) in Spain have demonstrated for the first time that knots are usual in intracellular DNA....

HP1 isoforms differentially regulate heterochromatin

25 de November de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Researchers at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Bellvitge (IDIBELL) in Catalonia, led by Alex Vaquero, have explored the role of HP1 isoforms in...

New gene editing technique allows changing the genome with surgical precision

20 de November de 2017 | 1:00 pm
According to an article published in the journal Cell, a new method allows editing genomes of living organisms more efficiently and precisely, overcoming some...

A disorder in thyroid hormones can lead to emotional problems

14 de November de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Thyroid hormones are essential for proper brain development and function. A new study in mice showed that the absence of the deiodinase type 2...

Mexican researchers find genes associated to suicide

10 de November de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Researchers at the National Institute of Genomic Medicine (INMEGEN) announced that they have discovered 636 genes that may be associated to suicide. Additionally, in...

Why is the brain more sensitive to oxygen deprivation than other organs?

6 de November de 2017 | 1:00 pm
An international research conducted by the University of Maastricht (Netherlands), with the participation of the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) has discovered why, compared...

Spanish Scientists Discovered New Genetic Syndrome that Predisposes to Cancer

31 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Researchers at the Center for Biomedical Research in Network for Rare Diseases (CIBERER) have discovered a new genetic mutation that predisposes to certain cancers...

How physical forces activate genes involved in cancer

30 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Cells apply mechanical forces to surrounding tissue, producing a crucial effect on the function of healthy tissue. In diseases such as cancer or liver...
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