Mapping the Chromatin Landscape of Cancers
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Mapping the Chromatin Landscape of Cancers

A betrayal of our own cells against us, cancer is a devastating disease that affects over 18 million people world-wide [1]. With more than 200 different types of cancer, most with diverse modes of action and variable outcomes among people, a deeper understanding of how different cancers function and progress …

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Gene Expression Regulation in ALS
Aging, Environment, & Disease

Gene Expression Dysregulation in Familial Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Researchers have identified a new molecular player involved in the pathology of the neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and it’s all thanks to the humble fruit fly. A recent study by Mallik et al in the Journal of Cell Biology took advantage of the tractable genetics of the model …

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