VD - 25/06/2019Evolution of UAC Homo-Pan towards Homo sapiens. Science blog 120
Chimpanzees, gorillas and hominids descend from a species known as UAC Homo-Pan (Last Common Antecedent of Hominids and Pan Chimpanzee-Gorillas). In this UAC Homo-Pan, a series of 8 genes were activated in cascade during the last 15 million years,...
VD - 23/04/2019From the vegetable LUCA to current days and the future. Science blog 118th
Following Charles Darwin's idea on the existence of a common ancestor to all current forms of life, natural selection and the genetic code of species are discussed to explain the life transformation into more specialized forms more vulnerable to...
Technonews VD - 12/03/2019Identification of genes and tissue-specific proteins induced by an intestinal conditioner
Effect of intestinal conditioner pronutrients on expression of genes related to intestinal mucosa status was evaluated on an in vitro culture of enterocytes. Methodology Procedure for obtaining specific tissue-proteins that have increased expression...
Technonews VD - 5/02/2019Identification of genes and tissue-specific proteins induced by a natural immunostimulant
The aim of this trial is to evaluate the effect of natural immunostimulant pronutrients on the expression of specific genes related to the immune system in an in vitro culture of porcine alveolar macrophages.
VD - 4/02/2019Vegetable LUCA: the first LUCA. Science blog 117th
At the end of his work On The Origin Of Species Charles Darwin wrote: "There is grandeur in this view of life, with its several powders, having been originally breathed into a few forms or into one...". Charles Darwin was defining -even without naming...
Dilated cardiomyopathy - 24/09/2018Dilated cardiomyopathy
Dilated cardiomyopathy or round heart disease. Is a disease of unknown causes, although it is associated to genetic predisposition and virosis during early ages in birds.