5 December 2020

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Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

URV researchers have studied the association between the metabolism of this molecule, choline, and the emergence of two cardicac pathologies: atrial fibrillation and cardiac insufficiency. These results may help to determine some biomarkers that predict certain cardiovascular diseases

Adding nuts to a Western‐style diet has an effect on its epigenetics. This research shows, for the first time, that there are regions in the sperm epigenome that respond to the diet, which would explain why diet can modulate male fertility

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna, in recognition of their research into “molecular scissors”, which can rewrite the code of life