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2009-04-29 14:15:15

For two decades, researchers have been using a growing volume of genetic data to debate whether ancestors of Native Americans emigrated to the New World in one wave or successive waves, or from one ancestral Asian population or a number of different populations.

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2008-10-13 09:57:06

The stickleback fish, Gasterosteus aculeatus, is one of the most thoroughly studied organisms in the wild, and has been a particularly useful model for understanding variation in physiology, behavior, life history and morphology caused by different ecological situations in the wild.

2008-10-01 03:00:07

By Chaudhry, A S Kochhar, R; Kohli, K K Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are extensively metabolized in the liver by CYP2C19, that demonstrates genetic polymorphism with 21 mutant alleles.

2008-07-01 06:00:12

By Gloria-Bottini, Fulvia Bottini, Nunzio; Magrini, Andrea; Renzetti, Gabriele; Martinoli, Roberta; Bergamaschi, Antonio; Bottini, Egidio Abstract The well-known relationship between low birth weight and allergies prompted us to investigate a possible pleiotropic effect of ACP1 on these conditions.

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2006-07-19 12:47:55

A newly cloned gene in corn will help explain how unusual interactions between a parent's genes can have lasting effects in future generations. The finding has implications for breeding better crop plants and unraveling complex genetic diseases.

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2005-01-25 08:00:57

Even if they're healthy, older people with the higher-risk genotype for Alzheimer's disease can suffer major problems with prospective memory -- the ability to remember what they need to do in the future, such as take medications or make a doctor's appointment, a new study says.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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