Tag: "neuroblastoma" at biology news
Chromosome Deletion Predicts Aggressive Neuroblastoma
...ion during the initial evaluation of children with neuroblastoma
may indicate to physicians that they should recomm...ando, Fla. The patients were children with primary neuroblastoma
treated at Children's Oncology Group (COG) centers. The COG is a National Institutes of Health-funde...
Gov't Creates Gene Database of Normal Human Tissues
...s of the most common pediatric solid tumor cancer, neuroblastoma
(NB), which accounts for 7 percent to 10 percent of all childhood cancers. Even though the tumor samples were taken from a variety of patients with different stages of cancer, the database kicked out a list of 19 genes that were consistently overexpr...
Customized gene chip provides rapid detection of genetic changes in children's cancer
...edicine. The most common cancer found in infants, neuroblastoma
strikes the peripheral nervous system, often appea...tumor in a child's chest or abdomen. Some types of neuroblastoma
are low risk, resolving after surgeons remove the tumor, while others are much more aggressive. Iden...
Nanotubes used for first time to send signals to nerve cells
...two different types of cells in their experiments, neuroblastoma
cells commonly used in test-tube experiments and n...ds of SWNTs affected the growth and development of neuroblastoma
cells. They compared cells placed on mats made of "functionalized" SWNTs, carbon nanotubes with addi...
Buckyballs used as 'passkey' into cancer cells
...rating the defenses of both liver cancer cells and neuroblastoma
cells. "Neuroblastoma is the most common extrac...ianhua Yang. "Our findings are significant because neuroblastoma
cells are well-known for their difficulty in transfection through the cell membrane." Barron is R...
3 proteins may play important role in nerve-cell repair
...s obtained from the brain tissue of rats and mouse neuroblastoma
cells growing in culture to learn more about the three proteins and their involvement in cAMP regulation. The researchers added additional copies of the three genes to the cells to increase the levels of the proteins, and then used a laboratory t...