Latest Copy number variation Stories
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.
-- Missing DNA Segments May Suggest Future Drug Targets -- PHILADELPHIA, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatric researchers have identified hundreds of gene variations that occur more frequently in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than in children without ADHD.
Pediatric researchers have identified hundreds of gene variations that occur more frequently in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than in children without ADHD.
--Whole-Genome Searches Are Revealing Secrets of a Childhood Cancer-- PHILADELPHIA, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new studies from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia advance the search for genetic events that result in neuroblastoma, a puzzling, often-deadly type of childhood cancer. Originating in the peripheral nervous system, neuroblastoma is the most common solid cancer of early childhood and causes 15 percent of all childhood cancer deaths. "Only two years ago we had...
Rearrangements of all sizes in genomes, genes and exons can result from a glitch in DNA copying that occurs when the process stalls at a critical point and then shifts to a different genetic template, duplicating and even triplicating genes or just shuffling or deleting part of the code within them, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a recent report in the journal Nature Genetics.
In the first ever development of its kind, cancer researchers announced on Wednesday that they have discovered a connection between cancer and a type of genetic mutation that results in either missing or redundant pieces of DNA.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambry Genetics is pleased to announce the launch of whole-genome Chromosomal Microarray Analysis (CMA), offering the Ambry CMA: 105K Oligo Array, which is designed to identify chromosomal abnormalities associated with over 270 genetic disorders.
Today - five years after the inception of the DECIPHER database - researchers have published a report that reveals the developing role of the database in revolutionizing both clinical practice and genetic research.
A new study conducted at the Duke Institute for Genome and Sciences Policy suggests schizophrenia is in part caused by large, rare structural changes in DNA commonly called copy number variants, or CNVs.
A newly published genome sequence of a breast cancer cell line reveals a heavily rearranged genetic blueprint involving breaks and fusions of genes and a broken DNA repair machinery.
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