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Genes Susceptible In Lynch Syndrome May Also Pose Breast Cancer Risk

GENES SUSCEPTIBLE IN LYNCH SYNDROME MAY ALSO POSE BREAST CANCER RISK

MSH6andPMS2 genes susceptible in lynch syndrome may be associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, finds a new study.

 
 
 
Steratore will lead 7-person officiating crew for Super Bowl

STERATORE WILL LEAD 7-PERSON OFFICIATING CREW FOR SUPER BOWL

NEW YORK - Referee Gene Steratore will lead the seven-person crew of on-field game officials working the Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium...

A New Gene HSD17B4 Might Just be Enough to Ward Off Prostate Cancer

A NEW GENE HSD17B4 MIGHT JUST BE ENOUGH TO WARD OFF PROSTATE CANCER

New research finds a new gene variant - HSD17B4 linked to advanced prostate cancer.

 
 
 

CO-EXPRESSION OF ORFCMA WITH PHB DEPOLYMERASE IN ESCHERICHIA COLI INDUCES EFFICIENT WHOLE-CELL BIODEGRADATION OF POLYESTERS

Whole-cell degradation of polyesters not only avoids the tedious process of enzyme separation, but also allows the degraded product...

Changes in Fat Metabolism may Initiate Metastasis in Prostate Cancer

CHANGES IN FAT METABOLISM MAY INITIATE METASTASIS IN PROSTATE CANCER

Metastasis of prostate cancer may now be initiated by changes in fat metabolism. The interplay between the genes and environment of...

 
 
 
Genes that aid Spinal Cord Repair in Fish also Found in Humans

GENES THAT AID SPINAL CORD REPAIR IN FISH ALSO FOUND IN HUMANS

Genes that aid in the natural repair of injured spinal cord in the lamprey fish also active in the repair of the peripheral nervous...

NEW DYNAMIC STATISTICAL MODEL FOLLOWS GENE EXPRESSIONS OVER TIME

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new dynamic statistical model to visualize changing patterns in networks,...

 
 
 
Surfers Have Antibiotic Resistant E. Coli in Their Guts

SURFERS HAVE ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT E. COLI IN THEIR GUTS

Regular surfers are four times as likely to harbour bacteria that contain mobile genes that make bacteria resistant to the antibiotic.

When A Single Reference is Not Enough

WHEN A SINGLE REFERENCE IS NOT ENOUGH

Maize is amazingly diverse. A study comparing genome segments from two inbred lines, for instance, revealed that half of the sequence...

 
 
 
Altering A Species: Darwin's Shopping List

ALTERING A SPECIES: DARWIN'S SHOPPING LIST

Few scientific discoveries have caused as much excitement as that of editing our genes; yet we owe some of the most stunning wonders...

NEW SOURCE OF WORLD'S DEADLIEST TOXIN DISCOVERED

Researchers have identified genes encoding a previously undiscovered version of the botulinum neurotoxin in bacteria from a cow's gut.

 
 
 

THE COMING OF AGE OF GENE THERAPY: A REVIEW OF THE PAST AND PATH FORWARD

After three decades of hopes tempered by setbacks, gene therapy - the process of treating a disease by modifying a person's DNA - is...

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, CLINICAL SCIENCE

Tocagen is a clinical-stage, cancer-selective gene therapy company focused on developing first-in-class, broadly applicable product...

 
 
 
Gene-based Score to Predict the Age of Onset of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

GENE-BASED SCORE TO PREDICT THE AGE OF ONSET OF AGGRESSIVE PROSTATE CANCER

Score based on a person's genetic constitution can predict the age of onset of aggressive prostate cancer and who require prostate-specific...

 
 
 
CRISPR Recovery? “Furor” Briefly Snips $500M From Companies' Values

CRISPR RECOVERY? “FUROR” BRIEFLY SNIPS $500M FROM COMPANIES' VALUES

Is the J.P. Morgan CRISPR rollercoaster ride over? As rain fell heavily in San Francisco Monday, the first day of the massive healthcare...

Trump's first medical check-up as president set for Friday

TRUMP'S FIRST MEDICAL CHECK-UP AS PRESIDENT SET FOR FRIDAY

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump walks with Gene Gibson, commanding officer at Coast Guard Station...

 
 
 
Cancer caused by BRCA gene less dangerous than thought

CANCER CAUSED BY BRCA GENE LESS DANGEROUS THAN THOUGHT

The research, led by the University of Southampton, concludes that BRCA-mutated breast cancer is no more dangerous or aggressive than...