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Latest Copy number variation Stories

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.

2009-12-06 13:39:05

Scientists in Cambridge have discovered that the loss of a key segment of DNA can lead to severe childhood obesity.

2009-10-26 15:05:31

Gene copy number variations of the same region, 16p11.2, are already linked to autism.

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2009-10-08 09:47:46

New map of copy number variation in the human genome is a resource for human genetics.

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2009-10-07 15:50:00

An international research team has issued the most updated map of changes to the structure of human genomes.

2009-10-04 14:51:57

Duke University Medical Center and National Cancer Institute scientists have discovered that a novel genetic alteration – a second copy of an entire gene – is a cause of familial chordoma, an uncommon form of cancer arising in bones and frequently affecting the nervous system.

2009-08-30 12:38:10

A newly designed computational method has proven its usefulness in counting copies of duplicated genome sequences and in doing initial assessments of their contents, according to a study to be published Aug. 30 in Nature Genetics. The number of copies of particular DNA segments can differ from one person to the next.

2009-08-24 15:33:12

A research team led by Associate Professor Jonathan Sebat, Ph.D., of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has developed a sensitive and accurate way of identifying gene copy number variations (CNVs).

2009-07-15 14:42:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Genetics researchers have unveiled a powerful new resource for scientists and health providers studying human illnesses -- a reference standard of deletions and duplications of DNA found in the human genome.

2009-07-15 13:40:00

Genetics researchers have unveiled a powerful new resource for scientists and health providers studying human illnesses--a reference standard of deletions and duplications of DNA found in the human genome.


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