Nuclear Pore Proteins and Cancer

I read an interesting article today about nuclear pore proteins The image on the left, is a cell, the nucleus is the blue dot on the right hand side of the green cell. Nuclear pore proteins control what gets in and out of that blue dot.  Researchers have discovered that some of these proteins [...]

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Support Leukaemia Research in Scotland in 2016

I received the Leukaemia Research Scotland Newsletter today.  If you are interested in leukaemia then I highly recommend it, it’s a 12 page brochure and gives you lots of information on fund raising events and research going on in Scotland.  It really does cover the whole country, very often these publications focus on Glasgow/Edinburgh, [...]

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Science, methylation and leukaemia

This is a “science” post.  I haven’t written about methylation (meth-EE-lay-shun) before. Why?  Because it’s complicated. It’s hard to understand and it’s even harder to explain. Why am I writing about it now?  Well, there was an interesting study published today showing how early changes in methylation could lead to the development of leukaemia [...]

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