Biomedicine and Health

Research demonstrates the role of intramebrane interactions in viral the control of cell death

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A research group from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the University of Valencia (UV), in coordination with the National Centre for Biotechnology (CNB) of the CSIC, has studied the role of the interactions within the membrane of proteins of viral families Herpesviridae and Poxviridae in the control of programmed cell death. The work, published in Nature Communications, could have implications for the development of treatments for viral infection, as well as the prevention of cancers associated with them. Read More

Alicante researchers develop new non-invasive method for colorectal cancer diagnosis and prevention

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Researchers from the University of Alicante (UA) and Alicante General University Hospital’s Institute for Health and Biomedical Research (ISABIAL) have developed a new non-invasive method for diagnosing and preventing colorectal cancer (CRC) through the analysis of volatile organic compounds in stool samples. It is worth noting that over the course of this project the team has detected three biomarkers related to this tumour. Read More