Quantcast

Latest Cytogenetics Stories

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.

4a133a33241e2c6fccc98cd537a9aaf91
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

662923e16542ad6d0bda8c8b3b3f51181
2010-03-15 08:55:00

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

f3eaf3bf39c9e6bb9bf48f26ec4a1879
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.

865019de1d00ae6d47979bc947f58c3b1
2010-01-14 11:02:50

Contrary to a widely held scientific theory that the mammalian Y chromosome is slowly decaying or stagnating, new evidence suggests that in fact the Y is actually evolving quite rapidly through continuous, wholesale renovation.

5f4ad0ec93ea6dc28290a797d19af0cb
2009-12-10 14:01:35

EMBL scientists uncover the gene responsible for keeping females female.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
Related