Regulator genes and proteins have been identified on circulating tumour cells in mice which allow them to target other organs in the body.
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The human body’s blood stem cells produce approximately 10 billion new white blood cells – termed immune cells – every day. Scientists in the U.S. have now discovered that some blood stem cells pick up the slack should any others fail to achieve these levels.
Researchers in the US have undertaken meta-analysis studies to ascertain the optimum approach for doctors treating rare mixed phenotype acute leukaemia (MPAL). They found that a less-toxic regimen gives better results.
Scientists have discovered a molecule that enhances cartilage regeneration and decreases inflammation.
Researchers have developed an ultrasound-based system that can non-invasively and remotely control genetic processes in live immune T cells so that they recognise and kill cancer cells.
Liver metastases are formed from cancer cells that have originated in other organs and migrated to the liver via the bloodstream.
5 October 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer
Epigenetics looks at special regulation mechanisms, such as DNA methylation and histone modifications, which determine the gene expression pattern...
7 June 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
The GFE3 protein may help researchers map the brain's connections and better understand how inhibitory synapses modulate brain function...
13 July 2015 | By Victoria White
The USC Stem Cell labs of Hooman Allayee and Gregor Adams have uncovered genes that affect blood stem cell development and maintenance...