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2010-11-18 16:42:17

TAAD causes thousands of deaths in the United States each year.

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2010-11-04 12:45:00

Researchers have identified the deletion of a genomic region on chromosome 17 as a significant risk factor for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and schizophrenia.

2010-10-27 20:41:52

Scientists have invented methods to scout the human genome's repetitive landscapes, where DNA sequences are highly identical and heavily duplicated.

2010-10-14 14:54:58

A new study uncovers multiple genetic variations associated with common childhood obesity.

2010-10-14 14:53:11

A new study by pediatric researchers has added to the evidence that genes have a strong influence on childhood obesity.

2010-09-01 20:38:33

A cell devotes a significant amount of effort to maintaining the stability of its genome, preventing the sorts of chromosomal rearrangements characteristic of many cancers.

2010-06-11 01:25:24

Deciphering the functions of multiple rare genes may be at the core of understanding the genetic factors that cause autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

2010-05-10 16:36:00

-- Study Finds Deletions and Repeats in DNA Sequences -- PHILADELPHIA, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By analyzing the genomes of patients with schizophrenia, genetics researchers have discovered numerous copy number variations -- deletions or duplications of DNA sequences -- that increase the risk of developing schizophrenia.

2010-05-10 15:42:03

By analyzing the genomes of patients with schizophrenia, genetics researchers have discovered numerous copy number variations—deletions or duplications of DNA sequences—that increase the risk of developing schizophrenia.


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