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New study uncovers human genes controlling HIV infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Viruses are parasites. The only way they can grow is by hijacking their hosts. When they infect a human host, viruses use human proteins to multiply and modify the human cells to... more
Researchers identify key modifier in large genetic deletion linked to neurodevelopmental disorders  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Neurodevelopmental disorders, including schizophrenia and autism, likely result from complex interactions that modify the effects of individual genes. more
Key modifier identified in large genetic deletion related to neurodevelopmental disorders  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Neurodevelopmental disorders, including schizophrenia and autism, likely result from complex interactions that modify the effects of individual genes, according to new research. more
Mathematical model reveals behavior of cellular enzymes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Everything a cell does, from dividing in two to migrating to a different part of the body, is controlled by enzymes that chemically modify other proteins in the cell. Researchers at Princeton University have... more
Not everything is ferromagnetic in high magnetic fields  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
High magnetic fields have a potential to modify the microscopic arrangement of magnetic moments because they overcome interactions existing in a zero field. Usually, high fields exceeding a certain critical value force... more
Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Higher maternal blood pressure in pregnancy is associated with chemical modifications to placental genes, according to a study by researchers from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health... more
France goes soggy on using CRISPR technique for veggies  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
France's highest administrative court decided Friday that plants produced using new gene editing techniques such as CRISPR undergo strict testing as genetically modified organisms in a ruling that could see... more
No clear path for Golden Rice to reach consumers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Heralded as a genetically modified crop with the potential to save millions of lives, Golden Rice has just been approved as safe for human and animal consumption by regulators in... more
No clear path for golden rice to reach consumers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Heralded as a genetically modified crop with the potential to save millions of lives, Golden Rice has just been approved as safe for human and animal consumption by regulators in... more
New tool probes gene regulation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
DNA methylation (DNAme) is a modification of the genome—an epigenetic "mark"—that is required for proper cellular differentiation. It has been implicated in the regulation of gene expression, but its role in this stepwise process is poorly understood. more
Modified Sugars Show Broad-Spectrum Virucidal Activity  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A team of researchers from the University of Manchester, the University of Geneva, and the EPFL has synthesized new antiviral materials that proved to... more
Efficient cryopreservation of genetically modified rat spermatozoa  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Rat spermatozoa are two to four times larger than that of other animal species and are easily damaged by changes in pH, osmotic pressure, and temperature. Because these animals are very frequently used in... more
Retinoid X receptor alpha is a spatiotemporally predominant therapeutic target for anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
To uncover the genetic basis of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity (AIC), we recently established a genetic suppressor screening strategy in zebrafish. Here, we report... more
Modified RNA has a direct effect on DNA  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
An article titled "m6A RNA modification as a new player in R-loop regulation," by the Dynamic Gene Regulation research group led by Arne Klungland at IMB, was published in the January edition... more
First glioblastoma patient treated with genetically modified poliovirus at UH  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center treated its first patient in a new clinical trial to validate the groundbreaking effects of the poliovirus on glioblastoma, a deadly Grade IV... more
30-year study of MSUD highlights critical need for more effective disease-modifying therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study analyzes 30 years of patient data and details the clinical course of 184 individuals with genetically diverse forms of Maple Syrup... more
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