Chromosome News and Research

Latest Chromosome News and Research

Using models to understand malaria

Using models to understand malaria

Corticosteroids can be beneficial in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Corticosteroids can be beneficial in the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Plant research may help understand cancer

Plant research may help understand cancer

Novel Structure Proteins (NSP) could help predict the possibility of tumor growth in a patient

Novel Structure Proteins (NSP) could help predict the possibility of tumor growth in a patient

Now significantly easier to search long stretches of DNA for genetic changes associated with disease

Now significantly easier to search long stretches of DNA for genetic changes associated with disease

Single abnormal cell can duplicate to form cancerous tumors

Single abnormal cell can duplicate to form cancerous tumors

New genetic clues provide better understanding of epilepsy

New genetic clues provide better understanding of epilepsy

Direct modulation of progesterone signaling appears to influence ovarian cancer risk

Direct modulation of progesterone signaling appears to influence ovarian cancer risk

Genomics tools provide clues to what causes 400 million cases of gastrointestinal disease each year

Genomics tools provide clues to what causes 400 million cases of gastrointestinal disease each year

Significant advance in understanding the human genome

Significant advance in understanding the human genome

Needling chromosomes yields insights into cell division

Needling chromosomes yields insights into cell division

Mutant gene that starves the brain of serotonin 10 times more prevalent in depressed patients

Mutant gene that starves the brain of serotonin 10 times more prevalent in depressed patients

Blocking gene's activity may control deadly skin cancer without harming normal cells

Blocking gene's activity may control deadly skin cancer without harming normal cells

Rett Syndrome, the first identified epigenetic disease -  linked to specific defects in the three-dimensional folding of chromatin

Rett Syndrome, the first identified epigenetic disease - linked to specific defects in the three-dimensional folding of chromatin

Novel mutagenesis screen used to identify genetic suppressors of thrombosis

Novel mutagenesis screen used to identify genetic suppressors of thrombosis

New advances in sickle cell disease

New advances in sickle cell disease

Important genetic risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Important genetic risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Episome vectors offer fresh angle to gene therapy

Episome vectors offer fresh angle to gene therapy

Study shows long-term benefits for chronic myeloid leukemia patients receiving therapy with imatinib

Study shows long-term benefits for chronic myeloid leukemia patients receiving therapy with imatinib

New drug can successfully treat patients who have become resistant to Gleevec

New drug can successfully treat patients who have become resistant to Gleevec