Multiomics – News and Features
Antioxidant Enzymes Repair DNA Damage
In crisis, the nucleus calls antioxidant enzymes to the rescue. The nucleus being metabolically active is a profound paradigm shift with implications for cancer research.
Artificial Sweetener Metabolite Breaks DNA
Scientists at the North Carolina State University found that a chemical compound produced through the digestion of a common artificial sweetener causes damage to DNA.
Novel Multiomics Approach Uncovers Why Flu Severity Varies Between Individuals
Have you ever wondered why some people might get sicker than others, even when they catch the same virus? It is not yet clear why this is.
Subtypes for Difficult-To-Treat Ovarian Cancer Identified
Three subtypes of a difficult-to-treat ovarian cancer have been identified, based on differences in intracellular signaling pathways. This finding could help researchers to develop more effective therapies.
New High-Efficiency Assay Promises Speedy Mitochondrial Disease Diagnosis
A rapid, efficient assay system for validating gene variants linked to mitochondrial diseases has been developed by researchers in Japan.
10 Pesticides Linked With Damage in Parkinson's Neurons
Researchers have identified 10 pesticides that significantly damaged neurons implicated in the development of Parkinson’s disease.
Human Immune Cells React to Non-Nutritive Sweeteners
Non-nutritive sweeteners, commonly used in diet drinks, have been shown to impact gene expression in white blood cells, which researchers suggest may sensitize the immune cells to certain stimuli.
New Insights Into Natural Product Biosynthesis Revealed
Single-cell multiomics reveals that cell types are differentially involved in the production and accumulation of medically relevant plant compounds.
Blood Test May Predict Responses to Chemoimmunotherapy
A newly identified biomarker can indicate which patients with non-small cell lung cancer will respond well to chemoimmunotherapy