Navigation Links
University of Minnesota research finds key piece to cancer cell survival puzzle
Date:8/7/2014

y other tumor types," said Baird. "Thus, the discovery that Ligase 3 is required for this process is fundamentally important."

Interestingly, the research was made possible by a chance meeting between Hendrickson, who is an expert in using gene targeting to create cells missing key components (such as Ligase 3), and Baird, who is a leading expert in analyzing telomeres. When the two discovered at a scientific conference that they were both looking at the role of Ligase 3 in cancer, they decided to collaborate.

"The collaboration paid off as we were able to uncover something that neither one of us could have done on our own," Hendrickson says.

Importantly, additional studies are already underway. In particular, the reliance on Ligase 3 appears, in turn, to be dependent upon the activity of another key DNA repair gene, p53.

"Since p53 is the most commonly mutated gene in human cancer, it now behooves us to discover how these two genes are interacting and to see if we can't use that information to develop synergistic treatment modalities," says Hendrickson.


'/>"/>

Contact: Stephanie Xenos
sxenos@umn.edu
612-624-8723
University of Minnesota
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Young Cancer Patients at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Treated to an Afternoon of Fun with UCLA Football Players, Sponsored by Stater Bros
2. Drexel University College of Medicine Research May Lead to Improved Alzheimer’s/Vascular Dementia Diagnostic Guidelines
3. West Coast University Launches New Doctorate of Pharmacy Program
4. University of Florida Startup Launches Million-dollar Indiegogo Campaign to Eliminate Painful Needle Injections for Insulin
5. Frontier Nursing University Receives $700,000 in Scholarships for Advanced Practice Nursing and Midwifery Students
6. Frontier Nursing University Busts Midwifery Myths In Celebration of 75th Anniversary
7. MyMobileUniversity and Fortech International Form Strategic Alliance That Will Enhance the Global Health and Medical Channel on Its Website
8. MyMobileUniversity Inviting Individuals, Who Are Passionate about the Universal Right to Education, to Come on Board as Goodwill Ambassadors
9. National League for Nursing Congratulates League President Marsha Adams on Appointment as Dean of College of Nursing at University of Alabama-Huntsville
10. Vedic living in a modern world: International conference at Maharishi University
11. New network unites university health care research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/20/2014)... October 20, 2014 With a mere ... Charlie Crist made a brief fundraising stop at the ... Thursday. , Fresh from a debate last night with ... the stage for the first seven minutes because Crist ... governor described the incident in one word: "weird." , ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... The Advocator Group, LLC is proud ... for Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) Out of the Darkness walk ... that hosts hundreds of community walks throughout the country ... to help understand and prevent suicide through not only ... , The Advocator Group shares this passion for ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 Women’s health specialist, Dr. ... & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc., A Division of MaternOhio ... to more than 100,000 patients annually. Dr. Murphy will ... and stages of a women’s life. She is accepting ... in Westerville and Dublin. , Dr. Murphy offers a ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... hc1.com today announced the launch ... that enables healthcare organizations of all sizes to ... relationship management (“CRM”) solution. , Designed from the ... the healthcare industry, the hc1 Healthcare Relationship Cloud™ ... by combining healthcare CRM, HIPAA-compliant collaboration, and real-time ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... fitness expertise, nutritional coaching, corporate wellness programming, authorship, international ... CPT, is excited to announce the release of the ... , After many years of coaching thousands of individuals ... nutrition tracking app that does not require calorie counting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 2Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 3Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 2Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 3Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 2Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 3Health News:Healthcare Relationship Management (HRM) Leader hc1.com® Launches hc1® Quick Start™ 2Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 2Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 3
... from the University of Manchester have found 16 types of ... act as a trigger for an asthma attack//. The results ... collected samples from 5 synthetic and 5 feather pillows and ... pillows studied had a fungal load, the fungal species ranged ...
... Zanetti and his colleagues from Institute of Virology, Italy ... the required concentrations of circulating antibodies in the blood ... found that the circulating antibodies against Hepatitis B vaccination ... years after vaccination. Researchers have concluded that there is ...
... idiopathic inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract. ... understood, many experimental and clinical observations have ... pathogenesis//. ,In genetically susceptible individuals, ... normal regulatory constraints on the mucosal immune ...
... discusses both the treatments of giving Cannabinoids for depression ... Cannabinoids: ,Cannabinoids is a chemical compound ... for medical research, but it is important to recognize ... and synthetic cannabinoid may be showing evidence of nerve ...
... Singh, Prime Minister of India underwent a Minor Surgical Procedure ... procedure was done to ease the pressure on a nerve ... right hand was bandaged. ,The doctors has advised the ... will be functioning as normal. The Prime Minister is expected ...
... Over the last century the male sperm count has been ... infertile men are much higher than it was during the ... Union Healthcare indicates that 2.5 million British men are affected//. ... problem due to low sperm count. ,The reason ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Fungal spores in the pillows can trigger an asthma attack 2Health News:Booster dose not required for Hepatitis B Vaccination 2Health News:Bifidogenic Growth Stimulator: A Non-Toxic Way To Treat Ulcerative Colitis 2Health News:Cannabinoids - Antidepressant And Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment 2Health News:The Falling Sperm Count In Men 2
(Date:10/22/2014)...  CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a ... cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that James ... has been elected to the Company,s Board of Directors, ... Anderson , Executive Chairman of CryoLife, stated, "Since joining the ... excellent leader who is well positioned to maximize CryoLife,s ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX ), a ... reported financial results for the second fiscal quarter ended ... , Revenues of $53.9 million, up 18% over last ... up 33% over last year,s comparable quarter. ... Reference Laboratories (AVRL) of $3.5 million, up 50% over ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Oct. 22, 2014 WHEN: Wednesday, October 29, ... registration available at: http://bit.ly/1yStiU9 SPEAKERS: ... and Visionary Innovation Research Group Senior Research ... self-assembling materials, nanobots and flexible electronics are ... transform our lives in the coming decades. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pat Mackin Joins CryoLife Board of Directors 2Pat Mackin Joins CryoLife Board of Directors 3Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 2Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 3Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 4Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 5Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 6Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 7Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 8Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 9Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 10Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 11Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 12Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 13Abaxis Reports Record Revenues for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015 14Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 2Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 3Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform Our World Beyond 2030 4
... In the USA, each state is responsible for its Women ... the purchase of supplies. A state bid notification for breastpumps ... unusual feature that needs further attention. The bid,s breastpump requirement ... of the women. The state felt that it was acceptable ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Reportlinker Adds Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155101/Reportlinker-Adds-Chugai-Pharmaceutical-Co-Ltd-PharmaVitae-Profile.html , Introduction , ... performance for Chugai in the prescription pharmaceutical ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Do Women Have a Right to a Breastpump That Works? Asks Hygeia 2Reportlinker Adds Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd: PharmaVitae Profile 2Reportlinker Adds Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd: PharmaVitae Profile 3Reportlinker Adds Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd: PharmaVitae Profile 4Reportlinker Adds Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd: PharmaVitae Profile 5Reportlinker Adds Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd: PharmaVitae Profile 6Reportlinker Adds Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd: PharmaVitae Profile 7
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: