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Less Than 10 Percent Of Human DNA Actually Has A Function

Less Than 10 Percent Of Human DNA Actually Has A Function, Claims New Study

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite the complex structure of the human genome, more than 90 percent of it has no important biological function, scientists from Oxford University report in research published in the...

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2014-07-29 16:26:30

VENLO, the Netherlands, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Achieved Q2 2014 targets: Adjusted net sales of $331.2 million (+4% CER); adjusted operating income of $81.2 million and 25% operating margin; adjusted EPS of $0.26 CER - H1 2014 adjusted net sales rise approximately 8% CER excluding U.S. HPV tests, in line with full-year 2014 goal; H1 2014 free cash flow rises 28% to $77 million...

2014-07-29 16:26:24

LA JOLLA, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, today announced they have hired Franz Och, Ph.D., an expert in machine learning and machine translation as the company's Chief Data Scientist. Och comes to HLI from Google where he was Distinguished Research Scientist and the Head of Google Translate. He will report directly...

2014-07-25 16:21:26

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Metabolomics Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Metabolomics or Metabonomics is the scientific study of chemical processes involving metabolites. Metabolomics has become a new experimental technique that is being widely used in biology, medicine and the environmental sciences. Metabolites are small molecules that are present in...

2014-07-24 23:09:34

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Molecular Diagnostics markets. Global market for Molecular Diagnostics is projected to reach US$10.7 billion by 2020, driven by aging population, increasing prevalence of chronic and life-threatening diseases, growing need for better disease diagnostics, and advancements in proteomics and genomics. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Molecular diagnosis represents a rapidly expanding sector in...

2014-07-24 08:31:47

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypher Genomics, Inc., the genome informatics company, announced today the appointment of Henry (Hank) Nordhoff as executive chairman of Cypher's board of directors. Nordhoff directed Gen-Probe for 15 years as president and CEO and served as chairman of Gen-Probe's board of directors. In addition, Cypher appointed as directors: Herbert Boyer, Ph.D., who co-founded and led Genentech as vice president, and Andrew von Eschenbach, M.D., who was the...

2014-07-24 08:31:45

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypher Genomics, Inc., the genome informatics company, announced today the appointment of Adam Simpson as president and chief operating officer (COO). Cypher Genomics provides rapid and comprehensive annotation and interpretation of individual human genomes for biomarker discovery and clinical reporting. "Cypher's technology has the potential to play a transformative role to improve healthcare by enhancing diagnostic accuracy, optimizing...

2014-07-24 08:31:43

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypher Genomics, Inc., the genome informatics company, announced today a co-promotion agreement with Illumina to facilitate the development of genomic-based biomarkers from whole genome sequence data for precision medicine and clinical trials. Cypher Genomics and Illumina will jointly offer pharmaceutical companies, through Illumina's sales force, a solution including Illumina's market leading sequencing technology, the NextBio platform for...

2014-07-22 08:32:31

-- New offering builds on platform's industry-leading accuracy and sensitivity -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and SHENZHEN, China, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BGI Tech Solutions Co., LTD, (BGI Tech), a subsidiary of BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, announced today the global launch of a new human whole exome sequencing service based on Complete Genomics' industry-leading platform. This newly offered service includes in-depth bioinformatics analysis and SNP validation, and is...

2014-07-20 23:01:05

Global Synthetic Biology Market 2014-2018: a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texa (PRWEB) July 20, 2014 There is growing demand for GM crops in the Agriculture industry across the world. Synthetic biology can also be used to develop crops with desirable traits such as salt-tolerance, drought-tolerance, and pest-resistance. The use of synthetic biology technologies facilitates the designing of GM crops with entirely new metabolic pathways, physiological...

2014-07-18 23:04:03

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Bioinformatics” market as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries and markets. The soon to be released report identifies rising government funding in research and development, advancements in the field of genomics, and breakthrough technologies in drug discovery initiatives as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to announce...


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American Journal of Translational Research
2012-05-07 07:59:00

The American Journal of Translational Research is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by the e-Century Publishing Corporation. The journal was established in 2009 and is considered one of the major journals on translational medical research. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Wen-Hwa Lee (University of California, Irvine). The journal is intended to provide barrier-free forum for rapid dissemination of novel discoveries in translational research of medical science...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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