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Researchers Reduce Size Of Human Genome To 19,000 Genes
2014-07-04 03:16:13

Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO) Over 99% of human protein coding genes have an origin that predates primates by over 50 million years. The study questions the genomic annotations of many different species How nutrients are metabolized and how neurons communicate in the brain are just some of the messages coded by the 3 billion letters that make up the human genome. The detection and characterization of the genes present in this mass of information is a complex...

2014-05-20 16:26:37

HILDEN, Germany and GERMANTOWN, Maryland, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - New biomedical content resources strengthen QIAGEN's industry-leading bioinformatics portfolio - Expansion will offer clinical researchers the most comprehensive, high-quality and up-to-date literature source for gene variant and disease phenotype associations - Expert-curated hereditary variants from HGMD are now available to customers using...

2014-03-21 08:25:16

LONDON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Make sure you don't fall behind as Biobanking becomes increasingly important with the rise of biologic and personalize medicine by attending the Global Biobanking Forum in London from 6-8 May 2014. The forum will allow delegates to gain an understanding of cross-border regulatory requirements, pending EU regulations, consent, efficient storage, and tracking strategies to ensure quality. Attracting leaders from industry, academia...

2014-02-11 08:40:59

Using DNA to Identify Missing Persons in the United States and Mexico LORTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bode Technology Group, Inc. (Bode), a leading provider of forensic DNA services, announced today a partnership with the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) to implement the "Combining Efforts to Identify the Missing: A United States/Mexico DNA Project." Through the collaborative efforts of CWAG, Bode and NamUs (National Missing and Unidentified Persons...

2013-12-12 12:20:06

One of the first studies to use recently released data from the UK Biobank has provided the strongest evidence yet for a link between fathers' diabetes and low birth weight One of the first studies to use recently released data from the UK Biobank has provided the strongest evidence yet for a link between fathers' diabetes and low birth weight. The research shows that your dad can influence your size at birth and that diabetes genes may explain some of this effect. The study is...

2013-11-02 23:03:11

Federated Biobank and the patient-centered Electronic Health Record system merge in "Project 2020" to expedite biopharma R&D in Russia, CIS and emerging markets. New York (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 VR Foundation, InVitro and Carbon Valley today announced a collaborative project to create a nation-wide, federated biobank and medical data collection network in Russia. This will be the largest ever coordinated effort aimed at collection of comprehensive data sets for biomedical...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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