DNA Damage News and Research

RSS
New insight into how sunlight affects DNA

New insight into how sunlight affects DNA

First proof of how the rare disorder Fanconi anemia causes chromosomal instability

First proof of how the rare disorder Fanconi anemia causes chromosomal instability

Discovery of new gene FANCM sheds light on repair of damaged DNA

Discovery of new gene FANCM sheds light on repair of damaged DNA

Protein p53 is the "guardian" of our genome

Protein p53 is the "guardian" of our genome

Single hit of meth damages fetal development in mice

Single hit of meth damages fetal development in mice

Single prenatal dose of methamphetamine enough to cause long-term neurodevelopmental problems in babies

Single prenatal dose of methamphetamine enough to cause long-term neurodevelopmental problems in babies

New theory on aging says popping pills and drinking orange juice no guarantee you'll live longer

New theory on aging says popping pills and drinking orange juice no guarantee you'll live longer

New molecular insights may one day lead to opportunities to stave off old age

New molecular insights may one day lead to opportunities to stave off old age

Keap1 protein - a promising new target for drugs to fight many different kinds of cancer

Keap1 protein - a promising new target for drugs to fight many different kinds of cancer

Study is the first to show that there are mechanisms in place for the immune system to identify cancer cells

Study is the first to show that there are mechanisms in place for the immune system to identify cancer cells

Study causes big shift in how we think about p53 gene

Study causes big shift in how we think about p53 gene

Special genes enable some women to give birth over the age of 45

Special genes enable some women to give birth over the age of 45

Women who have a special genetic profile can conceive spontaneously after the age of 45 years

Women who have a special genetic profile can conceive spontaneously after the age of 45 years

Damage to DNA in sperm is significantly higher in older men

Damage to DNA in sperm is significantly higher in older men

New understanding of DNA repair processes may pave way to cancer treatments

New understanding of DNA repair processes may pave way to cancer treatments

Discovery of new genes involved in the development of cancer

Discovery of new genes involved in the development of cancer

Researchers show why mutations in a certain few genes, such as the p53 tumor suppressor gene, are found in different cancers

Researchers show why mutations in a certain few genes, such as the p53 tumor suppressor gene, are found in different cancers

Research tool for turning off genes may eventually have therapeutic application

Research tool for turning off genes may eventually have therapeutic application

Traffic fumes can damage our DNA

Traffic fumes can damage our DNA

DNA sabotage may alleviate need for chemotherapeutic medication

DNA sabotage may alleviate need for chemotherapeutic medication