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31 Oct 2018 - 02 Nov 2018
03 Nov 2018 - 07 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018 - 15 Nov 2018

Genomics/Proteomics

Image: A photomicrograph of small cell neuroendocrine prostate cancer: cancer cells are seen expressing diagnostic prostate cancer markers in green and red (blue color indicates the cell nucleus) (Photo courtesy of Jung Wook Park & Owen Witte, University of California, Los Angeles).

Research Determines Why Different Cancers Display Similar Profiles

A team of cancer researchers has identified a molecular mechanism that may explain why gene expression profiles are similar in late stage cancers from different organs. More...
17 Oct 2018
Image: A three-dimensional (3D) representation of the chemical structure of trans-resveratrol (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

Targeted Delivery of Resveratrol Prevents Lung Cancer in Model

A team of Swiss cancer researchers prevented development of lung cancer in a mouse model system using a method, which they had developed, that delivered high concentration dosages of the natural cancer chemoprevention compound resveratrol directly to the animals' lungs. More...
15 Oct 2018
Image: A digitally colorized transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image of Zika virus. Virus particles, here colored blue, are 40 nanometers in diameter, with an outer envelope and an inner dense core (Photo courtesy of the CDC).

Genetically Engineered Zika Virus Slows Tumor Growth in Model

Injecting mice carrying human glioblastoma tumors with modified Zika virus was shown to significantly reduce intracerebral tumor growth and prolong animal survival. More...
11 Oct 2018
Image: Cells with the Tpr protein (top row) have fewer nuclear pores than cells without the protein (bottom row). The right column shows a close-up of the pore density, with many more pores appearing in the absence of Tpr (bottom left) (Photo courtesy of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies).

Mechanism Identified for Control of Nuclear Pore Complexes

Researchers have identified a molecular mechanism that helps control the number of nuclear pore complexes in a cell, a measure of some importance, since cells that transform into cancers often have an excess of these features. More...
10 Oct 2018
Image: The structure of the recently developed cancer drug Metavert (Photo courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine).

Candidate Cancer Drug Blocks Growth and Reverses Drug Resistance

A candidate drug for treatment of pancreatic cancer was shown to slow growth and spread of the disease in cell cultures and reverse drug resistance in preclinical animal models. More...
09 Oct 2018
Image: Very high magnification micrograph showing ragged red fibers (also ragged red fibers), commonly abbreviated RRF, in a mitochondrial myopathy (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

Genome Editing Used to Correct Mitochondrial Mutations

A recently developed mouse model, which mimics a cardiac mitochondrial disease, was used to demonstrate the potential use of genomic engineering to treat the disorder by eliminating the mutation that causes it. More...
08 Oct 2018
Image: The humanin gene is found within the 16S rRNA gene (MT-RNR2) in the mitochondrial genome (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons).

Mitochondrial Peptide Protects Brain from Age-Related Dementias

A recent study contributed new evidence that strengthens the hypothesis that the peptide humanin protects the brain against the development of Alzheimer's disease and other age-related dementias. More...
04 Oct 2018


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