Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (13 News)

Low Genetic Diversity Put the Singapore Freshwater Crab Under the Threat of Extinction

Jun 24, 2018 4:00 pm
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Researchers from NUS and National Parks Board (NParks) have established that the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab (Johora singaporen...

Mendelian Randomization Analysis to More Precision and Less Time and Cost

Jun 7, 2018 1:00 pm
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The evolution of medicine relies heavily on the results of clinical trials, which while essential, are extremely costly and carry the potential of uni...

Mutations Other Than BRCA Can Cause Second Primary Breast Cancer

Jun 6, 2018 5:00 pm
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Rates of inherited mutations in genes other than BRCA1/2 are twice as high in breast cancer patients who have had a second primary cancer—inc...

A New Algorithm to Identify Candidate Disease Genes in One Minute or Two

May 29, 2018 6:00 pm
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A new study, affiliated with UNIST has recently presented a novel statistical algorithm, capable of identifying potential disease genes in a more a...

Genetic Variation That Increase The risk of Heart Attack Even After Controlling Cholesterol

May 15, 2018 5:00 pm
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A Vanderbilt-led research team has discovered genetic variations that increase the risk of heart attack even when patients are receiving a statin drug...

Detection of Genetic Variations Associated with Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Artery Disease

May 6, 2018 11:00 am
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Multiple loci have been identified for coronary artery disease (CAD) by genome-wide association studies (GWAS), but no such studies on CAD incidence h...

Study Reveals Genetic Basis of Quantitative Traits & Diseases in Japanese Population

Mar 27, 2018 2:00 pm
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Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) are an emerging method for scientists to identify genes involved in human disease. GWAS searches the whole geno...

Medication For Alcohol Quitting That Works Most With Smokers !!

Feb 17, 2018 2:00 pm
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There are medications available to help people who drink excessive amounts of alcohol reduce or stop their drinking. One such medication is the opioid...

Identification Of Six Genes Associated With Type I Diabetes In a Prospective study

Jan 29, 2018 10:00 am
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A group of scientists are studying all things type 1 diabetes, looking for causation - genetic and environmental - as well as targets for treatment an...

Using CRISPR Technique To Treat Inherited Deafness

Dec 28, 2017 12:00 pm
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Using molecular scissors wrapped in a greasy delivery package, researchers have disrupted a gene variant that leads to deafness in mice. A single t...

Younger Women Have Poorer Breast Cancer Survival Rates

Dec 17, 2017 2:00 pm
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A new study led by scientists at the University of Southampton has found that inherited variation in a particular gene may be to blame for the lower s...

A New Research Method That Can Be A Game Changer in Cancer Research!

Apr 17, 2017 7:00 pm
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When using cell culture models, scientists are usually analyzing whole populations of cells, averaging the effects seen in thousands of different cell...

Researchers Identify a New Driver of Autoimmune Diseases

Feb 15, 2017 5:00 pm
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Investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report pre-clinical research showing that a genetic variant encoded in neutrophil ...