News tagged with american journal of human genetics
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 |
Scientists led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the first gene directly linked to the most common form of psoriasis, a chronic skin condition.
Genetics Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
The size and shape of the human cerebral cortex, an evolutionary marvel responsible for everything from Shakespeare's poetry to the atomic bomb, are largely influenced by mutations in a single gene, according ...
Genetics Apr 28, 2011 | 4 / 5 (6) | 6 |
About 300 000 years ago humans adapted genetically to be able to produce larger amounts of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. This adaptation may have been crucial to the development of the unique brain capacity in modern humans. ...
Genetics Apr 12, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 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
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 |
A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev research group led by Prof. Ohad Birk has identified a gene whose defect specifically causes myopia or nearsightedness.
Genetics Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
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 |
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
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 |
Researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine and CHUM hospitals have linked some cases of Essential Tremor (ET) to a specific genetic problem. ET is the most common movement disorder, becoming ...
Genetics Aug 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, have discovered a new genetic process that could one day provide a novel target for the treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders, such as intellectual disability ...
Genetics Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have identified an underlying genetic cause for a rare disorder of motor neurones, and believe this may help find causes of other related diseases.
Genetics Dec 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Cleveland Clinic researchers from the Lerner Research Institute have uncovered two new genes associated with Cowden syndrome (CS) according to a new study, published today in the online version of the American Journal of ...
Genetics Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
People have long taken for granted that glasses and contact lenses improve vision for nearsightedness, but the genetic factors behind the common condition have remained blurry. Now researchers at Duke Medicine ...
Genetics May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
American Journal of Human Genetics
The American Journal of Human Genetics is a leading journal in the field of human genetics. Since its inception in 1948 by the American Society of Human Genetics, the Journal has provided a record of research and review relating to heredity in humans and to the application of genetic principles in medicine and public policy, as well as in related areas of molecular and cell biology. Topics explored by The American Journal of Human Genetics include:
The American Journal of Human Genetics is conventionally abbreviated as Amer J Hum Genet, and is sometimes referred to as the AJHG.
Frequency: monthly; two volumes/year; six issues/volume. Volume 84 began in January 2009. ISSN: 0002-9297. 250 pages/issue.
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