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2 hrs ago | Business Wire

Dr. Bruce Stillman, CSHL President, wins 2014 Herbert Tabor Research Award

The award is given for excellence in biological chemistry and molecular biology and for contributions to the community of scientists.

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Related Topix: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Biology, Science, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine, Columbia University

8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

'Microbe Hunters' With A Modern Sensibility, 'The Remedy' Examines...

I can trace my early career interests along a vector of science literature that began in elementary school, with Paul de Kruif's 1926 classic, Microbe Hunters , continued with Berton Roueche's wonderful New Yorker "Medical Detective" stories in junior high, and was followed by Horace Freeland Judson's Eighth Day of Creation, an inspirational ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, New York, Biology, Science

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CiteULike

Genome-Wide Profiling of Yeast DNA:RNA Hybrid Prone Sites with DRIP-Chip

DNA:RNA hybrid formation is emerging as a significant cause of genome instability in biological systems ranging from bacteria to mammals.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

CiteULike

Chromatin Landscapes of Retroviral and Transposon Integration Profiles

The ability of retroviruses and transposons to insert their genetic material into host DNA makes them widely used tools in molecular biology, cancer research and gene therapy.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Leukemia, Health

Springer

Telomerase Inhibition

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Digital Rights Management, Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

A new neuron repair pathway could one day help people with nerve damage

Other parts of your body-such as skin and bone-can be replaced by the body growing new cells, but when you injure your neurons, you can't just grow new ones; instead, the existing cells have to repair themselves.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

Science, Industry and Business

Current Research Results on Processes of Cell Division

Current research findings on the processes that occur in the cell nucleus and during cell division in multicellular organisms are in the focus of a conference to be held on 24 and 25 April 2014 in Heidelberg.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Circulation

Interferon-Induced Transmembrane Protein 1 Regulates Endothelial...

From the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry , Department of Biomedical Engineering , Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology , and Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center , University of California Irvine.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Circulation

Disseminated Arterial Calcification and Enhanced Myogenic Response...

From the CNRS UMR 6214, INSERM U1083, l'UNAM and Laboratoire de Pharmacologie-Toxicologie, l'UNAM, UniversitA© d'Angers , University Hospital Angers, Angers, France; INSERM, U1116 , UniversitA© de Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-lA s-Nancy, France; Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, ... (more)

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Related Topix: France, World News, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

New tool advances investigations of disease outbreaks

A new field called genomic epidemiology is taking advantage of the rapidly reduced costs of next-generation DNA sequencing to better inform public health officials faced with ongoing outbreaks.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Circulation

Circulating MicroRNAs and the Occurrence of Acute Myocardial...

From the Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Environmental Protection, and State Key Laboratory of Environmental Health , School of Public Health , Department of Cardiology, Union Hospital , and Department of Cardiology, Tongji Hospital , Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and ... (more)

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Nucleic Acids Research

A bacteriophage transcription regulator inhibits bacterial...

Petersburg State Polytechnical University, St. Petersburg, Russia Bacteriophages appropriate essential processes of bacterial hosts to benefit their own development.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Nucleic Acids Research

Expanding the zinc-finger recombinase repertoire: directed evolution...

Replacement of their native DNA-binding domains with custom-designed Cys2-His2 zinc-finger proteins results in the creation of engineered zinc-finger recombinases capable of achieving targeted genetic modifications.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Biology, Science, La-Jolla, CA, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nucleic Acids Research

PARP1-TDP1 coupling for the repair of topoisomerase I-induced DNA damage

Topoisomerase I regulates DNA supercoiling and is the target of camptothecin and indenoisoquinoline anticancer drugs, as it forms Top1 cleavage complexes that are trapped by the drugs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Bethesda, MD, Biology, Science

BioMed Central

MUBII-TB-DB: a database of mutations associated with antibiotic...

Tuberculosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Nucleic Acids Research

A dual promoter system regulating {lambda} DNA replication initiation

A large body of evidence has accumulated, indicating that encounters between protein machineries carrying out DNA and RNA synthesis occur in vivo and may have important regulatory consequences.

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Nucleic Acids Research

Role of histone modifications and early termination in pervasive...

We previously showed that accumulation of PHO84 antisense RNA , in cells lacking the nuclear exosome component Rrp6, is paralleled by repression of sense transcription in a process dependent on the Hda1 histone deacetylase and the H3K4 histone methyl transferase Set1.

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BioMed Central

Characterization of single-stranded DNA-binding proteins from the...

Single-stranded DNA-binding proteins play essential roles in DNA replication, recombination and repair in Bacteria, Archaea and Eukarya.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Newswise

Tumor-Suppressor Connects with Histone Protein to Hinder Gene Expression

A tumor-suppressing protein acts as a dimmer switch to dial down gene expression.

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Related Topix: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Genetics current issue

Unexpected Function of the Glucanosyltransferase Gas1 in the DNA...

Corresponding author: Section of Molecular Biology, University of Calfornia, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093-0347.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, La-Jolla, CA

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