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2010-06-25 10:19:58

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.

2010-06-18 14:56:41

Research currently being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.

2010-05-14 11:19:38

An international consortium of genetics experts has issued a consensus statement recommending chromosomal microarray (CMA) as the new standard practice for genetic evaluation of children with unexplained developmental delay, autism or birth defects.

2010-05-14 10:00:12

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.

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2010-04-29 14:55:11

Jumping Elements, Some of Which Cause Genetic Diseases, Become Incorporated in the Genome at Different Stages of Human Development.

2010-03-24 16:50:27

A reliable method for producing plants that carry genetic material from only one of their parents has been discovered by plant biologists at UC Davis.

2010-03-16 16:00:02

Male mice born with female sex chromosomes experience hypertension seen in postmenopausal women

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2010-03-15 08:55:00

In largest study to date, chromosomal microarray analysis picks up more abnormalities than current tests.

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2010-02-01 08:48:38

New research in the Journal of Cell Biology shows that the tumor suppressor p53 limits the growth of cells with incorrect numbers of chromosomes and prevents their progression toward cancer.

2010-01-14 12:39:47

Chromosomes move faster than we first thought.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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