Tag Archives: Mutant

p53: Who’s Arousing The Tumour Slayer?

p53 is one of the body's most important weapons against cancer. In most tumours the tumour suppressor gene is however mutated. Scientists have for a long time been trying to retrieve this "guardian of the genome". The pharmaceutical giants are now enthusiastically more...

Article by Nicole Simon

Malaria: Mutant Parade

Many resistances, modestly effective vaccinations: The fight against malaria stagnates. Now US researchers want to attack the problem with a completely different approach: They created a mutated Anopheles, a mosquito that doesn’t care at all about malaria plasmodia. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel
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