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Mutations found in human induced pluripotent stem cells

— 3 Mar 2011 13:47 | Health

Ordinary human cells reprogrammed as induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) may ultimately revolutionise personalised medicine by creating new and diverse therapies unique to individual…

Johns Hopkins scientists crack genetic code for form of pancreatic cancer

— 22 Jan 2011 09:56 | Health

Scientists at Johns Hopkins have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer, called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumours. The work, described online in the Jan. 20…

Genome code cracked for most common form of paediatric brain cancer

— 18 Dec 2010 14:21 | Health

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Centre have deciphered the genetic code for medulloblastoma, the most common paediatric brain cancer and a leading killer of children with…

New 3-D model of RNA 'core domain' of enzyme telomerase may offer clues to cancer, ageing

— 5 Nov 2010 12:57 | Health

Telomerase is an enzyme that maintains the DNA at the ends of our chromosomes, known as telomeres. In the absence of telomerase activity, every time our cells divide, our telomeres…

CRISPR critters: Scientists identify key enzyme in microbial immune system

— 10 Sep 2010 11:22 | Biology

Imagine a war in which you are vastly outnumbered by an enemy that is utterly relentless - attacking you is all it does. The intro to another Terminator movie? No, just another day…

Stanford-developed app shows 2-D structure of thousands of RNA molecules

— 2 Sep 2010 15:04 | Technology

'There's an app for that.' To a cadre of scientists, the familiar phrase will soon mean they can enter a specific RNA from baker's yeast into their iPhone and see a depiction of its…

Nanoscale DNA sequencing could spur revolution in personal health care

— 17 Aug 2010 09:03 | Health

In experiments with potentially broad health care implications, a research team led by a University of Washington physicist has devised a method that works at a very small scale to…

Discovered gene causes Kabuki syndrome

— 16 Aug 2010 09:20 | Health

Using a new, rapid and less expensive DNA sequencing strategy, scientists have discovered genetic alterations that account for most cases of Kabuki syndrome, a rare disorder that causes…

Enhancer of prostate cancer risk located in gene desert

— 13 Jul 2010 12:58 | Health

A genetic variant implicated in several cancers by genome-wide association studies (GWAS) has been found to drive increased expression of a known oncogene in the prostate…

Researchers prove the gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy can be repaired

— 16 Apr 2010 01:32 | Health

Researchers from Universite Laval's Faculty of Medicine and the CHUQ Research Centre have proven that it is possible to repair the defective gene responsible for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.…

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