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  • Cellular aging is linked to structural changes in the brain

    Telomeres are the protective caps of our chromosomes and play a central role in the ageing process. Shorter telomeres are associated with chronic diseases and high stress levels can contribute to their shortening. A new study now shows that if telomeres change in their length, that change is also re more

  • A molecular switch for the X chromosome

    A large number of genes have to be switched on or off at different times during development. A particular challenge occurs when two copies of the same gene must acquire opposing states of activation within the same cell, as it is the case, for example, for the two X chromosomes in the female organis more

  • Defective DNA damage repair leads to chaos in the genome

    Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) have now found a cause for the frequent catastrophic events in the genetic material of cancer cells that have only been known for a few years: If an important DNA repair system of the cells has failed, this prom more

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Exploding chromosomes and childhood cancer

Jan Korbel explains how he and colleagues found a link between exploding chromosomes, an inherited mutation, and a particularly aggressive form of childhood brain cancer. more

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  • Nobel Prize for Solving the End-Replication Problem

    The Nobel Assembly awarded this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Jack W. Szostak, and Carol W. Greider for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase. With their ingenious genetic re more

  • Rare Variants of IFIH1 Protect Against Type-1 Diabetes

    Nejentsev and co-workers have found that rare alleles of all associated IFIH1 polymorphisms consistently protect from type-1 diabetes, whereas IFIH1 alleles carried by the majority of the population predispose to the disease. This observation suggest more

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List of number of chromosomes of various organisms

List of number of chromosomes of various organisms This page lists the numbers of Chromosome s in various plants , animals , protists , and other living organisms, given as the diploid number (2n) Sorted alphabetically *African Wild Dog 78 ... more

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