genomic


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,...

Eating fish during pregnancy associated to improved attention capacity in children

9 de October de 2019 | 12:00 pm
A study points out the importance of following a diet rich in white and blue fish during the first months of pregnancy. The results...

UNAM patents protein capable of stopping the bacterium that causes listeriosis

21 de September de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Scientists at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) developed proteins to slow the growth of pathogenic bacteria Listeria monocytogenes, which may be present...

Researchers describe the epigenetic imprint triggered by neuronal activation

15 de September de 2019 | 12:00 pm
An international study led by researchers from the Institute of Neurosciences (Spain) in rodents described the changes in the organization of the genetic material...

An essential protein for Epstein-Barr virus infection described

7 de September de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Two studies published in Nature Communications discovered the structure of the Epstein-Barr virus and bacteriophage T7 portal. Currently there is no treatment for infections...

Scientists find a mutation that protects against HIV infection

3 de September de 2019 | 12:00 pm
Spanish researchers have discovered a new mutation that confers protection against HIV infection. The genetic alteration is located in the TNPO3 gene (which encodes...
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