September 1, 2013|
Bacteriophages shuttle genes between diverse ecosystems.
August 1, 2013|
Designing circuits in living cells is messy business.
October 1, 2012|
Long non-protein-coding RNA (lncRNA) sequences are often transcribed from the opposite, or antisense, strand of a protein coding gene. In the past few years, research has shown that these lncRNAs play a number of regulatory roles in the cell. For exa
May 1, 2012|
Telomeres are repetitive, noncoding sequences that cap the ends of linear chromosomes. They consist of hexameric nucleotide sequences (TTAGGG in humans) repeated hundreds to thousands of times.
May 1, 2012|
A transition-state mimic has the power to bind an enzyme at its tipping point as strongly as any available inhibitor and more strongly than most, preventing enzymatic activity.
March 1, 2012|
Vitamin D has a variety of actions in the body. It binds to the vitamin D receptor (VDR), which then binds to the retinoid X receptor (RXR) and activates the expression of numerous genes.
October 1, 2011|
In fewer than 15 years, nanomedicine has gone from fantasy to reality.
April 1, 2011|
Recent clinical trials have reignited the interest in simple anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin for controlling the inflammation associated with cancer.
February 1, 2011|
The hallmark pathology of Parkinson’s disease is the damage and death of dopamine producing neurons in the brain.
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