Genomic & Biopharma News

NIH scientists try to crack the brain’s memory codes
Studies of epilepsy patients uncover clues to how the brain remembers.
National Institutes of Health, 2017-06-02 00:45:00

Advanced maternal age does not increase birth risks, study finds
A number of previous scientific studies have found that among mothers 35 or older, there is an elevated risk that their children are born preterm (less than 37 weeks of pregnancy) or with low birth weight (less than 2.5 kilograms).
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-02 00:38:53

Pathogen-induced ubiquitin-editing enzyme A20 bifunctionally shuts off NF-κB and caspase-8-dependent apoptotic cell death

Nature, 2017-06-02 00:00:00

Role of Atg5-dependent cell death in the embryonic development of Bax/Bak double-knockout mice

Nature, 2017-06-02 00:00:00

Hepatitis B virus X protein promotes CREB-mediated activation of miR-3188 and Notch signaling in hepatocellular carcinoma

Nature, 2017-06-02 00:00:00

Signalome-wide RNAi screen identifies GBA1 as a positive mediator of autophagic cell death

Nature, 2017-06-02 00:00:00

A high-throughput assay for quantitative measurement of PCR errors

Nature, 2017-06-02 00:00:00

Alternative splicing shapes transcriptome but not proteome diversity in Physcomitrella patens

Nature, 2017-06-02 00:00:00

Innocuous start to opioid addition: A 1980 letter that started it all
In a letter to the Editor published this Wednesday (31st May 2017), a group of Canadian researchers have disclosed how a sting of words coming from a notable doctor nearly 4 decades ago was the seed that led to a nationwide epidemic of misuse and abuse of opioid painkiller drugs such as Vicodin and OxyContin.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-06-01 21:38:17