Apoptosis is programmed cell death, the body's normal method of disposing of damaged, unwanted, or unneeded cells.
Pioneering research shows the essential role played by the female hormone estrogen in preserving muscle bulk and strength in women.
Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) is DNA found in trace amounts in blood, which has escaped degradation by enzymes.
Most unnecessary or dangerous cells such as virus-infected cells commit suicide by activating an in-built suicide program.
Scientists from Far Eastern Federal University, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, Dmitry Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology, and Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, assumed the risks of primary skin cancer and its recurrences can be significantly reduced by applying the ointment with antisense oligonucleotides which are short DNA, RNA fragments used in oncology to suppress the synthesis of tumor proteins.
Scientists at VCU Massey Cancer Center have discovered that the loss of a protein called DBC1 in breast cancer cells leads to the dysregulation of normal anti-cancer functions, contributing to cancer cell growth and resistance to therapies.
An interview with Stéphane Marinesco, discussing the development of ultra-small microelectrode biosensors for the analysis of traumatic brain injuries.
The study shows that the presence of Ochratoxin A affects survival and decreases the proliferation of human cells in the embryonic phase
Professor of Ghent University and Lead Researcher at the Institute of Biology and Biomedicine of the Lobachevsky University Dmitri Krysko together with scientists from Germany, Professor Marcus Conrad and Professor Jose Pedro Friedmann Angeli recently published an article in the journal Nature Reviews Cancer, one of the highest-rated journals that occupies the 2nd line in the oncology section among 223 journals in this category and has an impact factor of 42.78 according to WoS data.
A new research training group will start conducting research on proteins at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in June 2019.
Seven innovative research projects tackling pancreatic cancer have been awarded grants totalling £1.2M by the UK medical research charity, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.
A team of researchers have published in the International Journal of Oncology that RITA, a drug able to reactivate the oncosuppressor function of p53, could be an effective strategy to treat glioblastoma.
Spanish and Italian researchers have proven that when honey from strawberry trees, a product typical of Mediterranean areas, is added to colon cancer cells grown in the laboratory, cell proliferation is stopped.
The oceans cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface and provide a rich source of unique, bioactive natural products.
A new genomics study has found that men are three times more likely to die from prostate cancer if they possess mutations the retinoblastoma 1 (RB1) gene.
Oncoceutics, Inc. announced the publication of two scientific research articles demonstrating that members of the imipridone family ONC201 and ONC212 directly activate a mitochondrial protease called caseinolytic protease P.
Activins are proteins involved in a number of important biological functions, including the regulation of the menstrual cycle, cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, metabolism, homeostasis, immune response, wound repair, and endocrine function.
Latest results from a project to discover what makes a cancer patient more likely to suffer adverse side-effects after radiotherapy have shown that a combination of biological markers and certain genetic changes can predict radiation sensitivity.
Young scientists from SibFU together with their colleagues from FRC KSC SB RAS are developing a technology for creating multilayer gilded nanodisks for targeted drug delivery and treating malignant tumors using dip pen nanolithography.
Curcumin is widely used to impart color and flavor to food, but scientists have discovered that this yellow powder derived from the roots of the turmeric plant (Curcuma longa) can also help prevent or combat stomach cancer.
Sometimes cells need to die. The process of cell death is encoded within the genome of all higher organisms to kill off cancerous cells, and as a normal part of development to shape a mass of embryonic cells into the organism it will become.