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Protein that contributes to ulcerative colitis revealed


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a protein called PUMA (p53 upregulated modulator of apoptosis) contributes to ulcerative colitis.Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease thought to ... Read more...

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Intestinal stem cells offer clues to colon cancer origin and relapse


March 18th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine have discovered that colorectal cancer cells trigger a set of genes similar to those found in intestinal stem cells.They proposed ... Read more...

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How dangerous food-borne pathogen evades body’s defenses


May 14th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have deciphered how Listeria monocytogenes, a dangerous food-borne pathogen, slips through the intestine's defenses and causes disease.This bacterial strain thrives in salty ... Read more...

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