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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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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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Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
Punishing Conditions Drive Cancer Metastasis
News   Jan 19, 2017

Study sheds light on an ancient cellular mechanism that makes cancer cells invasive.

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Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
Largest Ever SNP Dataset for the Populus Tree
News   Jan 19, 2017

Information useful to plant scientists as well as researchers in the fields of biofuels, materials science, and secondary plant metabolism.

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