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Understanding the Cellular Systems that Hold Back the Spread of Cancer
Understanding the Cellular Systems that Hold Back the Spread of Cancer
News   Jul 27, 2017

Scientists have uncovered how cells are kept in the right place as the body develops, which may shed light on what causes invasive cancer cells to migrate.

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Programming Cells with Computer-like Logic
Programming Cells with Computer-like Logic
News   Jul 27, 2017

Novel RNA nano-devices in living cells can sense and analyze multiple complex signals for future synthetic diagnostics and therapeutics.

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GWAS Reveals Genes Associated with Lean Body Mass
GWAS Reveals Genes Associated with Lean Body Mass
News   Jul 27, 2017

Findings could lead to future therapies to preserve muscle mass as we age.

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Bioinformatics to Help Understand Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
Bioinformatics to Help Understand Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
News   Jul 27, 2017

Over the last several decades, scientists have sequenced 85 million unique proteins, structured and unstructured alike, but still don’t know what the vast majority of these proteins do.

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Easily Automate PK Assays for Human IgG Drugs in Preclinical Species
Easily Automate PK Assays for Human IgG Drugs in Preclinical Species
News   Jul 27, 2017

At AAPS NBC event, Lumigen produced a poster summarizing the use of their pipetting robot, Andrew which can measure IgG drug concentration in a pre-clinical setting.

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Brain Regions Implicated in Mental Disorders Influenced by Neanderthal Genes
Brain Regions Implicated in Mental Disorders Influenced by Neanderthal Genes
News   Jul 26, 2017

Findings indicate that the more a person’s genome carries genetic vestiges of Neanderthals, the more certain parts of his or her brain and skull resemble those of humans’ evolutionary cousins that went extinct 40,000 years ago.

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Genes Can Influence the Mutation, Activity of Nearby Genes
Genes Can Influence the Mutation, Activity of Nearby Genes
News   Jul 26, 2017

Study shows that a gene’s neighborhood can influence whether and how the activity of a gene changes.

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CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising  Cancer Drugs
CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising Cancer Drugs
News   Jul 20, 2017

Novel screening method identifies new drug targets that could potentially enhance the effectiveness of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy.

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Sysmex Partners with Laboratories to Deliver Improved QC Management
Sysmex Partners with Laboratories to Deliver Improved QC Management
News   Jul 18, 2017

Sysmex America has announced its latest innovation: a way to make quality assurance easier and more risk free than manual quality control processes.

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Analytik Jena Sells AJ Blomesystem
Analytik Jena Sells AJ Blomesystem
News   Jul 18, 2017

By taking over the LIMS business, the GUS Group is expanding its offering of solutions both for the process industry as well as for analyzing and controlling institutes and is thus expanding its position as a process expert.

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