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Gold-nanoparticle-based Multifunctional Vehicle to Deliver Gene Therapeutics

GOLD-NANOPARTICLE-BASED MULTIFUNCTIONAL VEHICLE TO DELIVER GENE THERAPEUTICS

Thermo-triggered release of a genome-editing machinery by modified gold nanoparticles for tumor therapy.

Personalized Diets: Can Your Genes Really Tell You What To Eat?

PERSONALIZED DIETS: CAN YOUR GENES REALLY TELL YOU WHAT TO EAT?

There's an explosion of interest in personalized diet approaches and at-home test kits are popping up everywhere. Part of the approach...

 
 
 

COMBINATION OF RESISTANCE GENES OFFERS BETTER PROTECTION FOR WHEAT AGAINST POWDERY MILDEW

University of Zurich plant researchers have tested newly developed wheat lines with improved resistance in field trials. They have...

RICE COPINE GENES OSBON1 AND OSBON3 FUNCTION AS SUPPRESSORS OF BROAD-SPECTRUM DISEASE RESISTANCE

Summary Breeding for disease resistance is the most effective strategy to control diseases, particularly with broad-spectrum disease...

 
 
 

WHY SPARK AND WATCHDOG ICER DON'T SEE EYE-TO-EYE ON $850K GENE THERAPY

The first gene therapy approved in the U.S. costs $850,000. Announcing the price on Jan. 3, its owner Spark Therapeutics held out the...

PRECISION FLUORESCENT LABELING OF AN ADENO-ASSOCIATED VIRUS VECTOR TO MONITOR THE VIRAL INFECTION PATHWAY

Adeno-associated virus 2 is a common vehicle for the delivery of a variety of therapeutic genes. A better understanding of the process...

 
 
 

NOVEL CHIP-BASED GENE EXPRESSION TOOL ANALYZES RNA QUICKLY AND ACCURATELY

A University of Illinois and Mayo collaboration has demonstrated a novel gene expression analysis technique that can accurately measure...

MORE GENES ARE ACTIVE IN HIGH-PERFORMANCE MAIZE

When two maize inbred lines are crossed with each other, an interesting effect occurs: The hybrid offspring have a significantly higher...

 
 
 

BEYOND PATHWAYS: GENETIC DISSECTION OF TOCOPHEROL CONTENT IN MAIZE KERNELS BY COMBINING LINKAGE AND ASSOCIATION ANALYSES

Summary Although tocopherols play an important role in plants and animals, the genetic architecture of tocopherol content in maize...

Genes Susceptible In Lynch Syndrome May Also Pose Breast Cancer Risk

GENES SUSCEPTIBLE IN LYNCH SYNDROME MAY ALSO POSE BREAST CANCER RISK

MSH6andPMS2 genes susceptible in lynch syndrome may be associated with an increased risk for breast cancer, finds a new study.

 
 
 
Steratore will lead 7-person officiating crew for Super Bowl

STERATORE WILL LEAD 7-PERSON OFFICIATING CREW FOR SUPER BOWL

NEW YORK - Referee Gene Steratore will lead the seven-person crew of on-field game officials working the Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium...

 
 
 
A New Gene HSD17B4 Might Just be Enough to Ward Off Prostate Cancer

A NEW GENE HSD17B4 MIGHT JUST BE ENOUGH TO WARD OFF PROSTATE CANCER

New research finds a new gene variant - HSD17B4 linked to advanced prostate cancer.

CO-EXPRESSION OF ORFCMA WITH PHB DEPOLYMERASE IN ESCHERICHIA COLI INDUCES EFFICIENT WHOLE-CELL BIODEGRADATION OF POLYESTERS

Whole-cell degradation of polyesters not only avoids the tedious process of enzyme separation, but also allows the degraded product...

 
 
 
Changes in Fat Metabolism may Initiate Metastasis in Prostate Cancer

CHANGES IN FAT METABOLISM MAY INITIATE METASTASIS IN PROSTATE CANCER

Metastasis of prostate cancer may now be initiated by changes in fat metabolism. The interplay between the genes and environment of...

Genes that aid Spinal Cord Repair in Fish also Found in Humans

GENES THAT AID SPINAL CORD REPAIR IN FISH ALSO FOUND IN HUMANS

Genes that aid in the natural repair of injured spinal cord in the lamprey fish also active in the repair of the peripheral nervous...

 
 
 

NEW DYNAMIC STATISTICAL MODEL FOLLOWS GENE EXPRESSIONS OVER TIME

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new dynamic statistical model to visualize changing patterns in networks,...

Surfers Have Antibiotic Resistant E. Coli in Their Guts

SURFERS HAVE ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT E. COLI IN THEIR GUTS

Regular surfers are four times as likely to harbour bacteria that contain mobile genes that make bacteria resistant to the antibiotic.