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PRMT1 is critical to FEN1 expression and drug resistance in lung cancer cells

Lung cancer is currently one of the leading causes of mortality, and chemotherapeutic drug resistance remains a major challenge in lung cancer treatment. The...

Associate Professor Yong Jia from the School of Life Sciences has made the latest progress in improving the quality of mushrooms by endophytic microbiota

Previous studies have shown that endophytic microbiota in plants and animals are closely related to the growth characteristics and metabolism of the host, but...

Dr. Zhigang Guo and Tao Gao invented a new method to detection of protein arginine methylation state.

Protein arginine methylation is a common form of post-translational modification that plays an important role in many bioprocesses. However, research advances...

Inhibition of miR-1193 leads to synthetic lethality in Glioblastoma multiforme cells deficient of DNA-PKcs

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most malignant primary brain tumor and has the highest mortality rate among cancers and high resistance to radiation and...

Symmetrical dimethylation of H4R3: A bridge linking DNA damage and repair upon oxidative stress

July 29th, 2020, the team led by Prof. Zhigang Guo has published their findings in the Redox Biology with the topic “Symmetrical dimethylation of H4R3: A...

Nitrogen fertilizer-regulated plant-fungi interaction is related to root invertase-induced hexose generation

Beneficial fungi are widespread and form associations with over 90% of terrestrial plant species; therefore, they play an essential role in global agro-ecology...

Arginine methylation of APE1 promotes its mitochondrial translocation to protect cells from oxidative damage

Apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease 1 (APE1) is an essential multifunctional protein in mammals that plays critical roles in DNA base excision repair and redox...

Vertebrates frequently domesticated retroviral genes

Researchers from Nanjing Normal University have made an important breakthrough on the evolution of vertebrate-retrovirus interaction. The article, entitled “...

Endophytic fungus alleviates soil sickness in peanut crops by improving the carbon metabolism and rhizosphere bacterial diversity

China is a major peanut-producing country, with an annual planting area of approximately 5 million hectares, accounting for 35% of all oil crops. Because of...

Novel Role of DNA Polymerase Beta in cancer progression

Nanjing Normal University, July 15, 2020: Cancer is one of the major diseases that endangers human health. Recently, the high incidence and mortality of lung...