News tagged with dna sequences
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Chromosomal abnormalities linked to intellectual disability can be traced back to the father, particularly those who are older when the child is conceived, finds research published online in the Journal of Medical Genetics.
Genetics Oct 03, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Clarity begins at exome: Sequencing protein-making part of genome can change diagnosis and patient care
In the June 13 issue of Science Translational Medicine, an international team led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports that the new technology of exome sequencing is not on ...
Genetics Jun 13, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A genetic map of the British people has been produced by Oxford University researchers. It forms the centrepiece of their display at the Royal Society's free Summer Science Exhibition, which opens today.
Genetics Jul 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
A recent finding by medical geneticists sheds new light on how Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy develops and how it might be treated. More commonly known as FSHD, the devastating disease affects both ...
Genetics Nov 11, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
DNA sequences from tumor cells can be used to direct the immune system to attack cancer, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Medical research Feb 08, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Autism spectrum disorders affect nearly 1 in 88 children, with symptoms ranging from mild personality traits to severe intellectual disability and seizures. Understanding the altered genetic pathways is critical for diagnosis ...
Genetics Feb 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Japanese and U.S. scientists in the young field of epigenetics Thursday reported a rationale as to how specific genes are silenced and others are not. Because this effect can be reversed, it may be possible ...
Genetics May 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Stem cell researchers at UCLA have generated the first genome-wide mapping of a DNA modification called 5-hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) in embryonic stem cells, and discovered that it is predominantly found in genes that are ...
Genetics Jul 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international team of scientists has successfully employed single molecule, real-time (SMRT) DNA sequencing technology from Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ: PACB) to provide valuable insights into ...
Genetics Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Combining the expertise of several different labs, University of Iowa researchers have found a new genetic cause of the blinding eye disease retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and, in the process, discovered an entirely new version ...
Genetics Aug 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Rates of HIV have increased in Pakistan's general population, as the virus has spread beyond at-risk groups to women and their children, according to an international team of researchers, including a University of Florida ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The digestive system is home to a myriad of viruses, but how they are involved in health and disease is poorly understood. In a study published online today in Genome Research, researchers have investigated the dynamics of vir ...
Genetics Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of Leeds researchers have used next-generation DNA sequencing techniques to discover what causes a rare form of inherited eye disorders, including cataracts and glaucoma, in young children.
Ophthalmology Sep 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Results of a study by Baylor College of Medicine physicians underscore the important role that clinical genetic evaluation can have in the management plan of patients with retinoblastoma, a childhood cancer of the eye.
Cancer Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A Washington State University researcher has demonstrated that a variety of environmental toxicants can have negative effects on not just an exposed animal but the next three generations of its offspring.
Genetics Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |