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Basic Research
27.01.2023
One of the causes of aggressive liver cancer discovered: a ‘molecular staple’ that helps repair broken DNA Error-correcting mechanisms are very important for cells, because with all the cellular activity...
Basic Research
23.12.2022
Two Spanish researchers to lead the Proteomics and Confocal Microscopy Units at CNIO after a decade abroad Tumor cells have defective genes. Genes carry the instructions to make the biochemical building...
Basic Research
14.12.2022
Nature Communications. CNIO researchers discover how to predict the efficacy of one of the most widely used drugs against breast cancer Precision oncology aims at pointing out which drug is likely to work in every specific cancer...
Basic Research
05.12.2022
Molecular Cell. PrimPol, the enzyme that helps cells tolerate DNA damage, may contribute to the development of leukaemia Sometimes everything needs to be perfect, but sometimes it’s the opposite: you have to turn a...
Mechanism discovered that helps viruses like monkeypox to block and evade our cellular defence system Basic Research
24.11.2022
Nature Communications. Mechanism discovered that helps viruses like monkeypox to block and evade our cellular defence system A defence mechanism that human cells possess against viruses such as monkeypox, herpes simplex and...
Basic Research
17.11.2022
Elisabete Weiderpass: “There are many substances for which we have clear evidence that they are carcinogenic, but they are still on the market. It is a political decision, not a scientific one” Elisabete Weiderpass heads up the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), whose reports...
Basic Research
08.11.2022
Genome Biology. Genetic variant found that predisposes people to slimness, carried by 60% of Europeans How much do genes influence our body weight? For the general population this influence is estimated...
Basic Research
07.11.2022
Clinical Cancer Research. Molecular basis of resistance to one of the main treatments for multiple myeloma identified Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer that affects plasma cells, the blood cells involved in the...
Basic Research
02.11.2022
Science Advances. The exceptional case of a person who has survived twelve tumours opens up new avenues for early diagnosis and immunotherapy in cancer, say CNIO researchers The life of the person featured in the study published today in the journal Science Advances has...

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