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Manipulation of epigenome turns off as many genes as it turns on
... to "mark" certain genes, indicating whether their instructions
should or shouldn't be used for making proteins, b...treatments affected the extent to which the genes' instructions
were being used to make proteins. One chemical agent they tested, 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine, bloc...
HHMI researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck win 2004 Nobel Prize
...tly, Axel and Buck looked for genes that contained instructions
for proteins found only in the olfactory epithelium. Their efforts produced nothing at first. "Now we know why our initial schemes failed," said Axel. "It's because there are a large number of odorant receptors, and each was expressed only at a very...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...; followed the approved indication and oral dosing instructions
of 70 mg once weekly. At entry, the women averaged -2.2 0.8 on their T scores, an X-ray-based rating of BMD in which scores between -1.0 and -2.5 indicate osteopenia (thinning bone) and below -2.5 indicate osteoporosis, according to the World Health...
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