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Gene movements observed in vivo

October 07 2013

Certain parts of DNA are highly mobile and their dynamic motion participates in controlling gene expression. The research team working under Maria‐Elena Torres‐Padilla, an Inserm research director at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Ce...
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How is the male genome preserved until it reaches the egg?

July 26 2013

When the male genome carried in the spermatozoid leaves the male body to reach the egg, it undergoes numerous transformations. A team led by Saadi Khochbin in Mixed Research Unit 823 at the Institut Albert Bonniot Research Centre (Inserm/Joseph Fo...
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The surprising ability of blood stem cells to respond to emergencies

April 11 2013

A research team of Inserm, CNRS and MDC lead by Michael Sieweke of the Centre d’Immunologie de Marseille Luminy (CNRS, Inserm, Aix Marseille Université) and Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch, today revealed an unexpected role...
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A new gene thought to be at cause in early-onset forms of Alzheimer's disease

April 03 2012

A new gene that causes early-onset of Alzheimer’s disease has been discovered by the research team of Dominique Campion at the Insert unit 1079 ”Genetics of cancer and neuropsychiatric diseases” in Rouen. The research scientists showed that in the...
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The Ravine jumping gene

March 21 2012

Infantile anorexia with vomiting is a symptom observed in certain remote regions on Réunion, surrounded by ravines. It is from this geographical feature that the related neurological disease gets its name. The team led by Alexandra Henrion Caude,...
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