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Press release list of thematic 'Cell biology, development and evolution'


Breast cancer: identification of a molecular switch that controls cancer stem cells

Breast cancer: identification of a molecular switch that controls cancer stem cells

March 02 2017

Some cancer cells are resistant to treatment and persist. If they are capable of proliferating again, even a very small number of these cells may be enough to reconstitute a tumour after or despite treatment. Various approaches to eliminate these...
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Eating well to grow well: discovery of a missing link

October 05 2016

Rénald Delanoue, Inserm Researcher, and his colleagues at the Institute of Biology Valrose in Nice (Inserm-CNRS-Université Côte d’Azur) have identified the missing links in the process that regulates the size of an organism based on the richness o...
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The origin of heart dysfunctions in myotonic dystrophy identified

April 19 2016

An international team, including researchers in France at Inserm, CNRS and the University of Strasbourg, brought together at IGBMC[1] is lifting the veil on the molecular mechanisms causing heart dysfunctions in myotonic dystrophy, a genetic...
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A radiosensitivity test for predicting sequelae following radiotherapy

January 25 2016

Researchers at Inserm Unit 1194, “Montpellier Cancer Research Institute” (Inserm/University of Montpellier/Montpellier Regional Cancer Institute) have confirmed the value of a new test to identify cancer patients who will be free of sequelae follo...
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From pluripotency to totipotency

August 03 2015

While it is already possible to obtain in vitro pluripotent cells (ie, cells capable of generating all tissues of an embryo) from any cell type, researchers from Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla’s team have pushed the limits of science even further. The...
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