Genomic & Biopharma News

Research sheds new light on how dengue virus inflicts more damage during subsequent infections
For most people who contract it, dengue fever is a relatively mild-mannered disease--at least the first time around. For some, however, a subsequent infection by the virus unleashes a vicious and potentially deadly illness.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-01 00:26:15

New review examines use of probiotics or prebiotics for prevention of atopic dermatitis
Evidence supporting a key role for an altered gut microbiome in the development of atopic dermatitis would suggest that the use of probiotics or prebiotics to correct microbial imbalances in the gut could help prevent or treat AD.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-01 00:15:53

BUSM researcher highlights link between sleep conditions and cognitive impairment in older people
Daytime sleepiness is very common in the elderly with prevalence rates of up to 50 percent. Caused by sleep-disordered breathing, a disruption of normal breathing during sleep, these cause recurrent awakenings and subsequent excessive daytime sleepiness.
News Medical Life Sciences, 2017-02-01 00:10:04

Molecular mechanism for the regulation of yeast separase by securin

Nature, 2017-02-01 00:00:00

Autophagic flux, a possible mechanism for delayed gentamicin-induced ototoxicity

Nature, 2017-02-01 00:00:00

Testis-specific transcriptional regulators selectively occupy BORIS-bound CTCF target regions in mouse male germ cells

Nature, 2017-02-01 00:00:00

Muscle-specific overexpression of AdipoR1 or AdipoR2 gives rise to common and discrete local effects whilst AdipoR2 promotes additional systemic effects

Nature, 2017-02-01 00:00:00

Collagen synthesis disruption and downregulation of core elements of TGF-β, Hippo, and Wnt pathways in keratoconus corneas

Nature, 2017-02-01 00:00:00

Eugenol prevents amyloid formation of proteins and inhibits amyloid-induced hemolysis

Nature, 2017-02-01 00:00:00