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Long RNA mimics DNA

November 20th, 2014

A team at the Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia, has discovered how long RNA is able to interact with steroid hormone receptors. 

GAS5, which is key in the development of prostate and breast cancer, is just one example of long intergenic non-coding RNA (lincRNA). Read the rest of this entry »

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24 new autism genes identified

November 4th, 2014

Genetic research in the labNew research has expanded the number of genes linked to the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The study, led by the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC), identified 33 genes that can be associated with the social disorder, previously there were just nine. Read the rest of this entry »

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New blood test can identify advanced breast cancer

July 1st, 2014

A new blood test could help to identify advanced breast cancer cases and track the effectiveness of their treatment.New blood test can identify advanced breast cancer Read the rest of this entry »

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DNA test can predict prostate cancer risk

May 29th, 2014

Researchers have developed the latest weapon in the fight against prostate cancer.DNA test can predict prostate cancer risk Read the rest of this entry »

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Gene therapy helps to improve vision

April 3rd, 2014

Gene therapy has been highlighted as being a potential treatment for blindness.Gene therapy helps to improve vision Read the rest of this entry »

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