News tagged with american journal of human genetics
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Three newly confirmed lupus genes are opening new avenues of research at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
Genetics Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with 10 members who have developed the condition.
Cancer Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The Genographic Project announced today the most comprehensive analysis to date of Basque genetic patterns, showing that Basque genetic uniqueness predates the arrival of agriculture in the Iberian Peninsula some 7,000 years ...
Genetics Mar 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 0
Further work carried out on mice suggests that this gene plays a part in motor network cross-over. Cross-over is a key factor in the transmission of brain signals, because it allows the right side of the brain to control ...
Genetics Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A recent large and comprehensive analysis of 50,000 genetic variants across 2,000 genes linked to cardiovascular and metabolic function has identified four genes associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and six independent disease-associated ...
Diabetes Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Sequencing a patient's entire genome to discover the source of his or her disease is not routine yet. But geneticists are getting close.
Genetics Feb 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Since 2005, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have successfully identified thousands of genes responsible for common human diseases.
Genetics Jan 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have found a gene that causes Weaver syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that typically causes large size at birth, tall stature, developmental delay during childhood, and intellectual disability. Published today ...
Genetics Dec 15, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Three new locations for Crohn's Disease genes have been uncovered by scientists at UCL using a novel gene mapping approach.
Genetics Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research sifts through the entire genome of thousands of human subjects to look for genetic variation associated with height. The results of the study, published by Cell Press in the December issue of the American Jo ...
Genetics Nov 23, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New genes affecting high blood pressure, a condition that causes more than 7 million deaths worldwide each year, have been uncovered by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.
Genetics Nov 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Medical scientists have for the first time identified a gene responsible for a fatal abdominal condition that afflicts tens of thousands of people across the world.
Genetics Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
In children with genomic disorders, often a gamete egg or sperm has gone disastrously awry with either a duplication or deletion of genetic material that results in physical and neurological problems for the ...
Genetics Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have discovered a new inherited disorder that causes severe mental retardation and liver dysfunction. The disease, adenosine kinase deficiency, is caused ...
Genetics Sep 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to each person or set of identical twins. That makes them a valuable identification tool for everything from crime detection to international travel. But what happens when the tips of our ...
Genetics Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |