Latest Chromosome Stories
SEATTLE, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A Seattle-area mother and her four-month-old daughter represent a tiny number of births nationwide - perhaps among the first three- using a technology that could be the next major advancement in reducing multiple miscarriages. Sheila Gruber, 34, of Duval, had suffered two consecutive miscarriages prior to undergoing a form of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and embryonic analysis that allows geneticists to examine about one-fourth of the entire human genome - 40...
Although clubfoot is one of the most common congenital birth defects, few genetic causes have been found.
Researchers have identified a novel protein complex that regulates around 4000 genes in the fruit fly Drosophila and likely plays an important role in mammals, too.
Research currently being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.
Nuclear pores are the primary gatekeepers mediating communication between a cell's nucleus and its cytoplasm.
Many tumor cells would not be viable due to aberrant chromosome distribution if they had not developed a special trick.
Whitehead Institute researchers have determined a key part of how cells regulate the chromosome/microtubule interface, which is central to proper chromosomal distribution during cell division.
Oxygen levels in the lab can permanently alter human embryonic stem (ES) cells, specifically inducing X chromosome inactivation in female cells, according to Whitehead Institute researchers.
Research sheds light on prenatal heart formation, chromosome 22q.11 deletion syndrome.
--Research Sheds Light on Prenatal Heart Formation, Chromosome 22q.11 Deletion Syndrome-- PHILADELPHIA, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers studying the common genetic disorder chromosome 22q.11 deletion syndrome have identified key proteins that act together to regulate early embryonic development.
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