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Towards a new weapon against muscular dystrophy

February 04 2015

Research efforts associating scientists from the CNRS, UVSQ and INSERM within the Laboratoire END-ICAP (1), working in collaboration with a team from the University of Bern, has demonstrated the therapeutic potential of a new class of sy...
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Bisphenol A: Alternative products that may also be harmful

January 15 2015

Bisphenol F and bisphenol S, which are used as substitutes for bisphenol A in certain applications, have the same negative effect on human foetal testes as bisphenol A. This has recently been shown by René Habert and his colleagues at the Joint Re...
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A new type of heredity described in Paramecia

May 07 2014

Considered as an obsolete theory for many years, the transmission of acquired traits has returned to the forefront of debate thanks to the development of epigenetic research (1). In this context, a team from the Institut de biologie at the Ecole n...
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Non-coding genomic regions ameliorate the severity of beta-thalassemia and sickle cell anemia

March 11 2014

Beta-thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia are genetic disorders caused by mutations in a single gene but non-coding genomic regions seem to have a strong influence on disease severity. The teams of Eric Soler, researcher at Inserm unit 967, Fonten...
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Efficacy of gene therapy demonstrated in canine and murine models of myotubular myopathy

January 23 2014

A team of French researchers, led by Dr. Anna Buj-Bello (Genethon/Inserm) and teams at the University of Washington and Harvard Medical School in the United States, have demonstrated the efficacy of gene therapy in models of myotubular myopathy, a...
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