Understanding Why Some People Have Propensity to Disease

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Aside from identical twins, no two individuals are completely identical genetically. Most differences between individuals are due to single nucleotide changes or polymorphisms (SNPs) — DNA sequence variations — in the genome. SNPs, the most common type of genetic variation among people, are being increasingly recognized as playing a major role in...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | UCR Today |

New Avenue for Treating Colon Cancer

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — An international research team led by cell biologists at the University of California, Riverside has uncovered a new insight into colon cancer, the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. The research provides potential new avenues for diagnosing and treating the disease. Led by Frances Sladek at UC Riverside...
By Iqbal Pittalwala | UCR Today |
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