Cornell researchers report they have discovered direct genetic evidence that a family of genes, called MicroRNA-34 (miR-34), are bona fide tumor suppressors. The study is … Read more
DNA stores the information of life, proteins provide the action, and in between sits elusive RNA, which serves both as a database of information and … Read more
A molecular pathway through which platelets, the clot-forming cells of the blood, are activated could outline the road to heart disease and stroke for people … Read more
Cancer researchers from Rice University have deciphered the operating principles of a genetic switch that cancer cells use to decide when to metastasize and invade … Read more
A class of molecules called microRNAs may offer cancer patients two ways to combat their disease. Researchers at Princeton University have found that microRNAs — … Read more
Cancer cells metastasize in several stages — first by invading surrounding tissue, then by infiltrating and spreading via the circulatory system. Some circulating cells work … Read more
An international research team including Christian Schlötterer and Alistair McGregor of the Vetmeduni Vienna has discovered a completely new mechanism by which evolution can change … Read more
Yale Cancer Center researchers have shown that a tiny genetic variation predicts chances of survival and response to treatment for patients with ovarian cancer.
The findings, published in the journal Oncogene, provide new insights into the biology of …
TORONTO, March 2, 2011 — York University researchers have zeroed in on a genetic process that may allow ovarian cancer to resist chemotherapy.
Researchers in the university’s Faculty of Science & Engineering studied a tiny strand of our geneti…