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Scientists Sequence Genome Of Darwin's Finch
2012-08-17 16:22:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The genome of Galapagos finches have been sequenced for the first time in an international collaboration between the Genome 10K project and BGI. The finch, which was first described by Charles Darwin, is the first of the BGI-Genome 10K collaboration to be made available through the UCSC Genome Browser. "The scientific advancement," Erich Jarvis said in a press release, "is that it will allow us to investigate the genomes of a...

2012-02-16 14:17:23

A series of 15 scientific papers published this week in the journals of the Genetics Society of America (Genetics and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics) put North Carolina at the epicenter of a scientific resource called the Collaborative Cross — a "library" of genetic diversity that scientists believe can help fast-track important discoveries about genetics and disease into new discoveries, tests, and treatments that impact human health. Researchers have long been frustrated by promising...

2011-11-19 08:00:00

Malaysia-based company completes genomics milestone. Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 Malaysian Genomics Resource Centre Berhad (MGRC) today announced that it has successfully completed its 100th human genome from a diverse mix of Malaysian, European and Australian individuals. The results of the data generated from these genomes has helped in efforts to identify and compare highly represented patterns of common and clinically-relevant genetic...

2011-11-14 10:13:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xennex Inc. (Xennex) announced today the release of GeneCards®, Version 3.07, available at www.genecards.org. The new GeneCards release includes 68,445 Entries, 32,088 of them with symbols approved by the HUGO gene nomenclature committee. It provides several new features, integrated from a variety of sources, including: Ensembl Pan Taxonomic Compara: Orthologs from non-eukaryotic domains were added in the Orthologs...

2011-08-25 06:00:00

Over 12.5 million averaged mRNA expression measurements for about 23,000 human genes available with open access at new TranscriptoNET website VANCOUVER, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Kinexus Bioinformatics Corporation, a world-leader in molecular intelligence research, announced the launch of its TranscriptoNET KnowledgeBase (http://207.150.202.175) for the study of human gene expression in over 300 types of human tissues and organs as well as over 300 human cancer cell lines. This...

2011-08-01 08:46:00

AMSTERDAM, August 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier Presents Interactive Gene Sequence Information From NCBI Inside Published Articles Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, introduces the Genome Viewer, a new interactive feature on SciVerse ScienceDirect for applicable life sciences journals. The Genome Viewer is a SciVerse application that displays detailed gene or genomic...

2011-06-22 11:42:00

--Genome Wowser, a Free App, Provides DNA Data for Researchers-- PHILADELPHIA, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navigating the human genome with software that you can view on an iPad® sounds pretty impressive, until perhaps you reflect that nature has already encoded trillions of copies of this in your chromosomes. Then again, printing that data using ink and paper would produce a mind-staggering pile of pages--so viewing it on an iPad® may be...

2011-04-07 00:00:28

Online tutorial gives researchers and scientists a place to learn about the many biology resources available to them. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 6, 2011 The science community now has a valuable launching point to explore and find the many bioinformatics and genomics resources available to them through the "World Tour of Genomics Resources" tutorial suite by OpenHelix. The free tutorial suite includes a sampling of resources organized by categories such as algorithms and analysis tools,...

2010-11-10 00:00:42

Online tutorial suite teaches how to access ENCODE (ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements) data in the UCSC Genome Browser. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 An online tutorial suite is now available that teaches users how to access the ENCODE data in the UCSC Genome Browser. The online tutorial, created by OpenHelix in conjunction with the UCSC Bioinformatics Group can be viewed for free at http://www.openhelix.com/encode The ENCODE Project, (ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements), is an international...

2010-05-20 07:00:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) had teamed up with leading public-domain data providers European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the U.S.-based informatics service provider Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD) to make freely available key scientific information on more than 13,500 compounds that could ultimately lead to new treatments for malaria. The release of this data marks the first time that a...