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Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
Unraveling Hidden Immunodeficiencies
News   Jan 20, 2017

Researchers have characterized a new genetically-based immunodeficiency which stems from a mutation in the gene, STAT2.

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"Collateral Lethality" Offers A new Therapeutic Approach
"Collateral Lethality" Offers A new Therapeutic Approach
News   Jan 20, 2017

Cancerous cells often delete genes that suppress tumor formation, often these genes deletions extend into neighboring genes, this is known as "collateral lethality".

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Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
Uncovering the Origin of Cancer
News   Jan 20, 2017

Mapping gene expression in single cells may allow researchers to study how cancerous tumors begin.

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PTEN Plays a Role in Muscle Healing
PTEN Plays a Role in Muscle Healing
News   Jan 20, 2017

Study shows that suppression of PTEN can lead to an increase in muscle stem cells.

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'Molecular Barcode' Predicts Ebola Outcome
'Molecular Barcode' Predicts Ebola Outcome
News   Jan 20, 2017

The likelihood of a patient surviving or dying from Ebola virus can be accurately predicted by analyzing the expression of a small number of genes.

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Making Strides in Sickle Cell Disease Research
Making Strides in Sickle Cell Disease Research
News   Jan 20, 2017

The world's largest sickle stem cell disease library will contain a diverse range of samples that can be used to study the disease and develop therapeutics.

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Breakthrough in Understanding Oesophageal Tumour Resistance
Breakthrough in Understanding Oesophageal Tumour Resistance
News   Jan 20, 2017

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have identified that loss of miR-17 from cancer stem cells is associated with oesophageal tumour resistance to radiotherapy.

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RNA Hitches A Ride On Ultrasound Waves
RNA Hitches A Ride On Ultrasound Waves
News   Jan 20, 2017

Technique enables rapid delivery of RNA to treat colon inflammation.

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New Technique Allows Regulation of  Protein Produced from a Gene
New Technique Allows Regulation of Protein Produced from a Gene
News   Jan 20, 2017

A new technique will help biologists tinker with genes. The technique allows scientists to precisely regulate how much protein is produced from a particular gene.

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New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
New Tool for Activating Gene Expression
News   Jan 19, 2017

Electrogenetic device has the potential to allow scientists to control biology.

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