Tag Archives: DNA

University of Geneva and Geneva University Hospitals researchers identified a DNA-binding factor that plays a role in triggering multiple sclerosis

GENEVA, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Multiple sclerosis, which affects 1 in 1,000 people, is frequently characterised by relapses associated with variable functional impairments including among others vision problems, impairment of locomotor functions or difficulties with speech. There is still no cure … Read the full press release

TU Delft: Researchers created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure

Researchers at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with colleagues at the Autonomous University of Madrid, have created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure. Creating such a complex biological module is an important … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: Dr Marie-Fabrice Gasasira Uwamahoro organised a one-day science festival for school pupils and teachers in Rwanda

BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A University of Sussex scientist has returned to her homeland to inspire a new generation to follow in her footsteps. Dr Marie-Fabrice Gasasira Uwamahoro, a research technician at the University’s world-renowned Genome Damage and Stability Centre, organised a … Read the full press release

Genetic research finds living descendants of indigenous “Taíno” in present-day Caribbean populations

CAMBRIDGE, 21-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A thousand-year-old tooth has provided genetic evidence that the so-called “Taíno”, the first indigenous Americans to feel the full impact of European colonisation after Columbus arrived in the New World, still have Researchers were able to … Read the full press release

Research team at the University of Freiburg mapped out the gene regulators in the DNA of human cardiac muscle cells

More than 100,000 switches FREIBURG, 30-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Information for building cells is stored in our genetic material, otherwise known as DNA. It is here that you find all the blueprints for the more than 20,000 different proteins in the … Read the full press release

Gemalto to deliver EMV​ consulting services to consortium of leading U.S. debit network providers

AMSTERDAM, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ —  Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by the Debit Network Alliance1 (DNA), a consortium of leading U.S. debit network providers, to deliver EMV​ consulting services​. Gemalto’s EMV Allynis … Read the full press release

Ericsson to supply nationwide LTE 800 MHz network to Finnish telecom company DNA

Finnish operator DNA has chosen Ericsson as the sole supplier for its nationwide LTE 800 MHz network DNA also aims to improve 4G, 3G and 2G networks so customers are able to enjoy higher data rates outside major urban areas … Read the full press release

Breakthrough in greater understanding of DNA repair processes made by University of Sussex scientists

Brighton, UK, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year programme of research led by a team of scientists at the University of Sussex has resulted in significant breakthroughs in our understanding of how enzymes that make DNA help to replicate damaged genomes. In … Read the full press release

University of Tübingen scientists reconstructed medieval leprosy genomes to shed light on disease’s history

27-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An international team of scientists reconstructed a dozen medieval and modern leprosy genomes – suggesting a European origin for the North American leprosy strains found in armadillos and humans, and a common ancestor of all leprosy bacteria … Read the full press release

University of Duisburg-Essen Chemists develop nanopaste for the repair of bone defects

Balsam for the Bones 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following accidents or cancer surgery surgeons often have to transplant healthy bone tissue or synthetic material to repair the resulting bone defects. Unfortunately, these procedures do not always have the desired effect. Now … Read the full press release

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Unspooling DNA from nucleosomal disks

Munich, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The tight wrapping of genomic DNA around nucleosomes in the cell nucleus makes it unavailable for gene expression. An LMU team now describes a mechanism that allows chromosomal DNA to be locally displaced from nucleosomes for transcription. … Read the full press release