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Most common adult brain cancer associated with gene deletion

December 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered an important gene deletion in up to one of every four cases of glioblastoma, the most common adult brain cancer.This deletion contributes to tumor development, ... Read more...

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Novel approach for leukaemia treatment discovered

March 4th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): An international team of scientists has discovered how leukaemia cells become 'addicted' to genes, which if targeted could prevent diseased cells from developing.The team, led by Dr Veronika ... Read more...

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Study on rare syndrome sheds light on obesity, blood pressure

March 4th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 4 (ANI): Researchers focussing on the rare genetic disorder Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), have identified a clue to show how resistance to the hormone leptin might disrupt the brain signals ... Read more...

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Plant gene that affects stress resistance identified

January 27th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 27 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan have identified a gene that provides plants resistance to stress.Reported in the journal The Plant Cell, the study attains significance as ... Read more...

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