Genetics (1273 News)

New CRISPR Design Provides a Broad Platform for Fast, off-the-Shelf Genome Engineering

Oct 9, 2018 9:00 am
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An international team of researchers has made CRISPR technology more accessible and standardized by simplifying its complex implementation. The sim...

Breast Cancer Gene Mutation is not a "Feminine' Issue"

Oct 8, 2018 9:00 am
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Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. At least 10 percent of cancers are caused by inherited mutations in genes such as BRC...

Satellite RNAs May Induce Breast Cancer

Oct 7, 2018 12:00 pm
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Only some of us have satellite TV in our homes, but all of us have satellite DNA in cells in our bodies. Working copies of satellite DNA (called satel...

The New Switch And Its Biological Uses

Oct 6, 2018 12:00 pm
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A biological switch that reliably turns protein expression on at will has been invented by University of Bath and Cardiff University scientists. The s...

Lamins And Its Effect On Gene Expression.

Oct 6, 2018 10:00 am
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A tremendous amount of genetic material must be packed into the nucleus of every cell—a tiny compartment. One of the biggest challenges in biolo...

The First of its Kind: A New Toolkit for the Alga Nannochloropsis

Oct 3, 2018 1:00 pm
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ric Poliner and a team of MSU scientists in the Farre and Benning labs have released a new genetic engineering toolkit for the alga Nannochloropsis. T...

Canada's Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Protects People's Genetic Test Information by Law

Oct 3, 2018 12:00 pm
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If Canada's Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GNA) is overturned by a challenge from the Province of Quebec, it will open the doors to genetic di...

Sequencing the Plastid Genome of Bittersweet to Provide Genomic Resources for Chloroplast Engineering

Oct 2, 2018 12:00 pm
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Information about the organization and evolution of plastomes is crucial to improve crop plants and to resolve the phylogeny of photosynthetic orga...

Does Your Environment Determine the Result of Your IQ?

Oct 2, 2018 10:00 am
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Is there a link between differences in IQ test performance and the activity of certain genes? Researchers from Charité – Universität...

Plasticity as Survival Strategy in Colon Cancer

Oct 1, 2018 12:00 pm
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Scientists in Germany have discovered that colon cancers contain two different cell types, characterized by mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK)...

The Largest Genetic Study of Varicose Veins Provide a New Evidence for the Condition

Oct 1, 2018 10:00 am
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The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers ...

Dopamine Neurons And Theire Roles In Diseases

Sep 30, 2018 9:00 am
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Dopamine neurons are located in the midbrain, but their tendril-like axons can branch far into the higher cortical areas, influencing how we move and ...

Merck’s Paired CRISPR Nickases Technique can Help us to Correct Genetic Defects in Gene Therapy Patients

Sep 27, 2018 10:00 am
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Darmstadt, Germany, August 15, 2018 – Merck, the vibrant science and technology company, today announced that the Australian Patent Office has a...

The Advance in the DNA Nanotechnology Field

Sep 26, 2018 12:00 pm
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In the journal Nature Communications, Carlos Castro and Ratnasingham Sooryakumar and their colleagues from The Ohio State University report that the c...

Lumoxiti, the First New Treatment Option for HCL's Patients in Over 20 Years

Sep 26, 2018 12:00 pm
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AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has appro...

Bladder Cancer Patients with Mutations in DNA Repair Genes Live Shorter than Patients without the mutations

Sep 25, 2018 12:00 pm
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Mutations in genes that help repair damage to DNA may aid in predicting the prognosis of patients with bladder and other related cancers, according to...

How Memory Actually Works ?

Sep 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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Researchers have transferred a memory from one snail to another via RNA, they report in eNeuro. If confirmed in other species, the finding may lead...

Using CRISPR Technology to Repair a Genetic Defect in a Human Embryo !!

Sep 24, 2018 10:00 am
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A team of researchers in China has used a form of the CRISPR gene editing technique to repair a genetic defect in a viable human embryo. In their pape...

Genes of a Human Origin play a Critical Role in Development of our Large Brains

Sep 23, 2018 12:00 pm
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A set of three nearly identical genes found only in humans appear to play a critical role in the development of our large brains, according to a st...

Missense Genetic Mutation in the TBX2 Gene is to Blame for the Serious Clinical Manifestation in Patients

Sep 22, 2018 10:00 am
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It all began with one young patient; a 7-year old boy who was born without a thymus, an important organ of the immune system, and without functiona...


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