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A new innovation for gene editing may improve disease treatment

A new innovation for gene editing may improve disease treatment

Purdue University, USA, have developed a new technology that could change how gene editing is approached and even improve disease treatment for the future. Gene...
Explore the world of hereditary autoimmune diseases

Explore the world of hereditary autoimmune diseases

According to researchers from Karolinska Institute, Sweden, different types of hereditary autoimmune diseases are related, some more than others. Researchers using the world's largest twin...
The secret life of antimicrobial peptides revealed by CRISPR

The secret life of antimicrobial peptides revealed by CRISPR

Despite their importance, we know very little about antimicrobial peptides, but scientists have used CRISPR to unlock details of these peptides to combat infection. Antimicrobial...
Preserving lung microbial diversity in cystic fibrosis

Preserving lung microbial diversity in cystic fibrosis

Published in Scientific Reports, correct antibiotic dosage could potentially preserve lung microbial diversity in those suffering from cystic fibrosis. Children and young adults with cystic...
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Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine and the world of medicinal therapy

Combining knowledge with human genetics and molecular techniques, the Louis-Jeantet Prize is awarded to a dynamic research team looking to fight dysfunction of the...
Discover the progressive evolution of sex chromosomes

Discover the progressive evolution of sex chromosomes

University of Konstanz published new findings of the evolution of sex chromosomes that ran for 30 years on the genomic mechanisms of sex determination...
Natural selection in womb: can this explain adulthood health problems?

Natural selection in womb: can this explain adulthood health problems?

Researchers propose random epigenetic differences cause embryos to survive under adverse conditions, however survivors may experience adulthood health problems. According to the international research team...
CRISPR-Cas9 mutations: prediction tool for gene editing

CRISPR-Cas9 mutations: prediction tool for gene editing

The largest study of CRISPR-Cas9 mutations to date has developed a method to predict the exact mutations CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing can introduce to a...
Have researchers found a way to fight muscular paralysis?

Have researchers found a way to fight muscular paralysis?

Myotubular myopathy is a severely genetic disease leading to muscular paralysis and even results in death at a young age, however researchers may have...
What do you know about the advantages of oligomerisation?

What do you know about the advantages of oligomerisation?

Semra Ince and Christian Herrmann of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, discuss the role of oligomerisation in proteins. Throughout known life there are 20 standard amino acids...
Hypotrichosis simplex: Researchers uncover new hair loss genes

Hypotrichosis simplex: Researchers uncover new hair loss genes

Hypotrichosis simplex leads to gradual hair loss in childhood and researchers have deciphered new hair loss genes responsible for this rare form of hair...
Enzyme function affected by changes in external surface

Enzyme function affected by changes in external surface

Research shows changes to enzyme surfaces affects the enzyme function, this being the substrate specificity by modifying how densely it is packed inside. These findings...
Errors in 'proofreading' cause inherited blindness

Errors in ‘proofreading’ cause inherited blindness

Mistakes in ‘proofreading’ the genetic code of retinal cells is the cause of a form of inherited blindness produced by mutations in splicing factors. A...

The Matchmaker Exchange connects researchers and clinicians to identify novel Mendelian disease genes

The Matchmaker Exchange (MME) was initiated in October 2013 as a community-organized effort to connect clinicians and researchers with rare cases. Matchmakers had evolved...

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