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nervous system

Study identifies specific gene network that promotes nervous system repair

Findings by UCLA-led collaboration are an early step toward potential treatments for injuries to the central nervous system
gene expression

RNA modification discovery suggests new code for control of gene expression

A new cellular signal discovered by a team of scientists at the University of Chicago and Tel Aviv University provides a promising new lever in the control of gene expression.
t cells

New approach to adult T-cell leukemia therapy

A University of Tokyo research group has discovered that genome-wide epigenetic disorder is behind patterns of abnormal gene expression found in adult T-cell leukemia-lymphoma...
genes

Discovered: How to unlock inaccessible genes

An international team of biologists has discovered how specialized enzymes remodel the extremely condensed genetic material in the nucleus of cells in order to...
gene

Researchers uncover molecular switches that turn on gene expression during spine...

A new study by basic science researchers in the Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology at New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD)...
lung cancer

Study identifies new culprit in lung cancer development

A microRNA — a small piece of RNA involved in regulating gene expression — functions as an oncogene to drive the development of lung...
drug

Faster drug discovery? 

Startup develops more cost-effective test for assessing how cells respond to chemicals. 
gene

Scientists measure real rates of change in global gene expression levels...

An interdisciplinary group of researchers has shown for the first time that it is feasible to determine the rate of change of gene transcript...
phytoplasmas

Elucidating the mystery of phytoplasmas, the ultimate idler bacteria

Basic research and fieldwork go hand-in-hand at the world’s oldest plant pathology laboratory
circadian clock

Bacterial circadian clocks set by metabolism, not light

Most organisms on Earth, from bacteria to humans, possess a circadian clock—a biological mechanism that synchronizes activities such as rest or growth to daily...
video

18-month study of psychologist’s own brain reveals new relations between brain...

Russell Poldrack scanned his brain to create the most detailed map of brain connectivity ever. In the process, he and his colleagues revealed strong...
Synthetic biology

“Kill switches” shut down engineered bacteria

Many research teams are developing genetically modified bacteria that could one day travel around parts of the human body, diagnosing and even treating infection....

Researchers Find Repetitive DNA Provides a Hidden Layer of Functional Information 

In the first study to run a genome-wide analysis of Short Tandem Repeats (STRs) in gene expression, a large team of computational geneticists led...

A new way to deliver microRNAs for cancer treatment

Scientists exploit gene therapy to shrink tumors in mice with an aggressive form of breast cancer.

UNC researchers find new way to force stem cells to become...

Potential therapies based on this discovery could help people heal bone injuries or set hardware, such as replacement knees and hips.

Better accuracy of nucleic acids measurements to improve digital PCR instruments

In close collaboration with a research group from the Australian National Measurement Institute in Pymble, JRC scientists have improved the measurement of nucleic acids...

Scientists test gene therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis

Researchers at the Biophysics Department of the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP) in Brazil are developing a gene therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis type I...

Signs of faster aging detectable via blood gene expression test

Supposedly, you're only as old as you feel. Still, the molecular changes that take place in cells during aging may have something to do...

Cells Rhythmically Regulate Their Genes

Even in a calm, unchanging environment, cells are not static. Among other actions, cells activate and then deactivate some types of transcription factors—proteins that...

Visualization of the Intracellular Defense Mechanism Against Exogenous Genes

・Use of single-molecular fluorescence imaging technology to elucidate the fate of DNA introduced into a living cell. ・Discovery that the defense mechanism against exogenous gene...