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Genetic cause of congenital malformation discovered

Genetic cause of congenital malformation discovered

Genetic cause of congenital malformation discovered Genetic cause of congenital malformation discovered The research team: (from left) Prof. Dr. Heiko Reutter, Prof. Dr. Benjamin Odermatt and Magdalena Rieke from the University of Bonn with zebra fish breeding boxes. Credit: Barbara Frommann/Uni Bonn Spontaneous mutations of a single gene are likely …

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    Newly discovered mutation could point to heart disease therapeutic target

    Newly discovered mutation could point to heart disease therapeutic target

    Newly discovered mutation could point to heart disease therapeutic target Newly discovered mutation could point to heart disease therapeutic target ApoB-containing lipoproteins carry lipid from the yolk of a zebrafish through the circulation to the growing tissues of the embryo. Later in development, they will also carry lipids from the …

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      New drug targets for lethal brain cancer discovered

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      New drug targets for lethal brain cancer discovered New drug targets for lethal brain cancer discovered Glioblastoma (histology slide). Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0 More than 200 genes with novel and known roles in glioblastoma—the most aggressive type of brain cancer—offer promising new drug targets. Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, …

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        Synapse-saving proteins discovered, opening possibilities in Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia

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        Synapse-saving proteins discovered, opening possibilities in Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia Synapse-saving proteins discovered, opening possibilities in Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) have discovered a new class of proteins that protect synapses from being destroyed. Synapses …

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          New killing mechanism discovered in ‘game-changing’ antibiotic

          New killing mechanism discovered in

          New killing mechanism discovered in ‘game-changing’ antibiotic New killing mechanism discovered in ‘game-changing’ antibiotic Credit: University of Liverpool Scientists at the University of Liverpool and University of Utrecht have taken another step forward on their quest to develop a viable drug based on teixobactin—a new class of potent natural antibiotic …

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            A new method of action for an older anti-diabetic drug discovered

            A new method of action for an older anti-diabetic drug discovered

            A new method of action for an older anti-diabetic drug discovered A new method of action for an older anti-diabetic drug discovered The areas where FDG (sugar) is accumulated appear black. In patients taking metformin (right), the intestine appears black, which indicates that FDG (sugar) is accumulated in the intestine. …

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              Essential key to hearing sensitivity discovered

              Essential key to hearing sensitivity discovered

              Essential key to hearing sensitivity discovered Essential key to hearing sensitivity discovered Jung-Bum Shin, PhD, of UVA’s Department of Neuroscience, has shed light on the biological architecture that lets us hear – and on a genetic disorder that causes both deafness and blindness. Credit: Dan Addison, UVA Communications New research …

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