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Newly discovered gene critical to embryo’s first days

14 Sep 2016

A previously unknown gene plays a critical part in the development of the human embryo during the first days of fertilisation, researchers from Karolinska Institutet show. The paper, which is published in the scientific journal Development , describes the molecular mechanisms governing early...
Developmental BiologyGenetics

International research project receives Australia’s science Oscar

08 Sep 2016

The international “FANTOM 5” project, in which five researchers from KI are involved, has been awarded a Eureka Prize – also known as Australia’s “Science Oscar” – in the International Scientific Collaboration category. The FANTOM5 project has been awarded the prize for its international...

A new method simplifies blood biomarker discovery and analysis

12 Aug 2016

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in collaboration with Estonian Competence Centre on Health Technologies have developed a new gene expression analysis method to widen the usage of blood in biomarker discovery and analysis. Their paper is published in the journal Scientific Reports . Blood...

Study reveals the genetic start-up of a human embryo

03 Sep 2015

An international team of scientists led from Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet has for the first time mapped all the genes that are activated in the first few days of a fertilised human egg. The study, which is being published in the journal Nature Communications , provides an in-depth understanding...
Regenerative MedicineSciLifeLabStem cells