Navigation Links
Unraveling the genetic picture of lung cancer
Date:10/22/2008

y mutations with unprecedented sensitivity. As a result, genes such as neurofibromatosis 1 and retinoblastoma 1, and several more that had been previously associated with other cancers, were discovered to be involved in this type of lung cancer.

"Our ability to detect cancer-causing genes with such great sensitivity enabled us to create the most comprehensive map ever of how this kind of tumor is able to defeat the body's defenses against cancer," said Dr. David Wheeler, an associate professor who led the BCM genome sequencing center analysis team. "These data are likely to have very near term impact on the way physicians think about treating lung cancer."

Some anti-cancer drugs used to treat other kinds of cancers may be useful in lung as well, the researchers noted.


'/>"/>

Contact: Glenna Picton
picton@bcm.edu
713-798-4712
Baylor College of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Digital Unions RT1(TM) Software Creates Telegenetics Network for Region 3 Genetics Collaborative
2. Response Genetics Reports Second Quarter 2007 Financial Results
3. ZymoGenetics Will Hold Conference Call Today at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to Provide Update on rThrombin
4. Clinical Data Acquires Epidauros Biotechnologie AG, Significantly Enhancing Proprietary Genetic Biomarker Portfolio
5. MedImmune Licenses Reverse Genetics Technology to Novartis for Use in Influenza Vaccine Development and Production
6. deCODE genetics to Webcast Presentation at Thomas Weisel Partners Annual Healthcare Conference
7. ZymoGenetics to Webcast Presentation at Two Upcoming Conferences
8. Interleukin Genetics Announces Management and Board Appointments
9. Response Genetics Announces Presentations/Webcasts at Upcoming Investor Conferences
10. Interleukin Genetics President and Chief Scientific Officer to Present at Immunotoxicology V Conference
11. CellCyte Genetics Corp. Forms Device Division to Develop and Manufacture Stem Cell Cultivation and Replication Products
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/14/2014)... January 14, 2014 Date: Friday, April 11, ... Warrington Country Club, 1360 Almshouse Road, Warrington, Pa. ... organization solely dedicated to finding a cure for hepatitis B ... will host its annual Crystal Ball on Friday, April 11 ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 ... of Alliqua, Inc. (OTCQB: ALQA). Alliqua is an emerging ... to serve the wound care market. , Free report ... was restructured with a seasoned management team and Board, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Mass. , Jan. 14, 2014  RXi Pharmaceuticals ... discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major ... that it received the Notice of Allowance from ... its unique self-delivering RNAi compounds (sd-rxRNA®), for the ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 During the ... now known as “The Doctor’s Plague.” In this time period, ... hands. This led, at times, to the death of vulnerable ... today don’t know that they may be unwittingly transmitting herpes ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 3Study: Fatigued Medical Interns Infect Their Patients with Herpes Viruses; The CBCD Sees a Parallel with “The Doctor’s Plague” 2Study: Fatigued Medical Interns Infect Their Patients with Herpes Viruses; The CBCD Sees a Parallel with “The Doctor’s Plague” 3
... to be Used for Advancement of Cancer Stem Cells and Other ... ... MacroGenics, Inc., a privately,held biotechnology company that develops immunotherapeutics to treat,autoimmune ... million in a Series D-2 financing. The round, led by,Nextech Venture, ...
... COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 24 InVitria,( http://www.InVitria.com ... Annual "Optimizing Cell Culture Development" Conference on,September ... most recent,results optimizing cell culture media using ... ingredients.,( http://www.healthtech.com/ocb/overview.aspx?c=562 ), In a presentation ...
... combats an,alarming rise in chronic diseases, the Pharmaceutical ... new report on the next,generation of medicines in ... The report found that America,s pharmaceutical research ... - are,testing a record 633 new biotech medicines., ...
Cached Biology Technology:MacroGenics Raises $25M in Series D-2 Financing 2MacroGenics Raises $25M in Series D-2 Financing 3MacroGenics Raises $25M in Series D-2 Financing 4InVitria Touts Product Advantages at Cambridge's Cell Culture Conference 2New Report on 633 Biotechnology Medicines Under Development Released in Michigan 2New Report on 633 Biotechnology Medicines Under Development Released in Michigan 3
(Date:4/24/2014)... April 24, 2014GEN Publishing recently introduced ... focusing on the application of OMICs technologies in ... sequencing, are beginning to transform medical care just ... the past decade-and-a-half. , "GEN,s editors and reporters ... genomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics, etc. etc. for years," said ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... April 24, 2014D-ribose is a commercially important sugar ... as a starting compound for synthesizing riboflavin and ... coli to increase the bacteria,s ability to ... more efficient industrial-scale production of this valuable chemical, ... Biotechnology , a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann ...
(Date:4/24/2014)... in the Scientific Reports journal. , CSIC researcher ... centre of CSIC and Pompeu Fabra University-UPF), explains: "When the ... saw that it did not match with the DNA recovered ... complete genome and to make a functional interpretation in order ... XVI". , The functional genome analysis was based on ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):The blood preserved in the pumpkin did not belong to Louis XVI 2
... SILVERTHORNE, CO December 11, 2009 Keystone ... announce the appointment of five new Keystone Symposia Fellows ... five talented early-career life scientists (postdoctoral trainees or assistant ... for one year. Fellows are selected based on their ...
... Obese patients who lost a moderate amount of weight by ... a study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. ... the Dec. 15, 2009, issue of the Journal of ... led to improvement in four key measures of heart and ...
... , This release is available in ... richness, due to more plant introductions than extinctions, plant ... The same species are occurring more frequently, whereas rare ... biological communities that are becoming increasingly similar, but also ...
Cached Biology News:Keystone Symposia appoints 5 Fellows as part of diversity in life science initiative 2Keystone Symposia appoints 5 Fellows as part of diversity in life science initiative 3Keystone Symposia appoints 5 Fellows as part of diversity in life science initiative 4Moderate weight loss in obese people improves heart function 2Moderate weight loss in obese people improves heart function 3Europe's flora is becoming impoverished 2Europe's flora is becoming impoverished 3
... Mouse C2C12 cells were cultured in DMEM and ... In order to keep the antigens in their ... The cells are arrayed on a 12-well (5 ... specifically treated to enhance cellular attachment and to ...
... Sample Buffer is a convenient, ... experimental samples and Perfect RNA ... needs no dilution and is ... gels. Simply mix equal volumes ...
... cells were cultured in DMEM and harvested at ... to keep the antigens in their native forms, ... are arrayed on a 12-well (5 mm) adhesive ... to enhance cellular attachment and to minimize background ...
... CopyControl™ vector can be induced prior to ... provide the stability of single-copy BACs with ... other cloning vectors. The kits provide the ... insert size screening system) necessary to create ...
Biology Products: