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The body’s WNT signalling network is partly responsible for the regulation of stem cells, but the MIR1249 gene is able, according to the researchers, to “rewire” this network, enabling cancer cells to co-opt the resilient, self-regenerating properties of stem cells, allowing them to survive bouts of chemotherapy.NEXT ARTICLE
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
A microRNA (abbreviated miRNA) is a small non-coding RNA molecule (containing about 22 nucleotides) found in plants, animals, and some viruses. Key findings: miRNA is involved in the normal functioning of eukaryotic cells, so has dysregulation...
Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...