Sclerodermìa: la genetica individua altri fattori responsabili
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Scleroderma: nothing more true than “the root is skin-deep”

A protein known to play a role in cancer may also be increasing fibrosis in scleroderma patients. Systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma, SSc) is a systemic chronic autoimmune disease comprised of blood vascular dysfunction, autoimmunity and excessive […]

DNA shuffling
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Dread DNA modification? Fear not, anxiety is now an option

Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered a DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear. Fear extinction works as a counter-balance to fear and involves the creation of new non-fearful memories with […]

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Organs repair under PU.1: how transcription left a scar

Fibroblasts are polymorphic cells with pleiotropic roles in organ morphogenesis, tissue homeostasis and immune responses. In fibrotic diseases, fibroblasts synthesize abundant amounts of extracellular matrix, which induces scarring and organ failure. By contrast, a hallmark feature of […]

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Autism spectrum disorder: DNA hunt shifts on RNA editing

More than 24 million people worldwide are estimated to have autism. In developed countries, about 1.5% of children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as of 2017. The disorder affects communication and behavior, and […]

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Needed therapy. STAT. Transcription selectivity in 5 minutes

An international research team led by researchers from Vetmeduni Vienna have made an important discovery that could lead to a better understanding of lymphocytic leukemia. They identified the STAT5B protein as crucial for the development […]

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Niagen: pre-clinical encouragements for a revolutionary vitamin

Nicotinamide riboside (NR) is a cell-charging vitamin clinically proven to boost NAD, a critical coenzyme as essential to cells as food, water, and oxygen. ChromaDex Corp. reported results of a first-of-a-kind preclinical study on lactation […]