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2014-02-27 18:17:48

As the price for decoding a person's DNA keeps dropping, expectations for personalized medicine based on specific genetic profiling rise.

How Well Did You Sequence That Genome?
2014-02-27 13:24:50

In December 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first high-throughput DNA sequencer (also known commonly as a "gene sequencer"), an instrument that allows laboratories to quickly and efficiently sequence a person's DNA for genetic testing, medical diagnoses and perhaps one day, customized drug therapies.

2014-02-25 23:22:06

APDN's DNA-based anti-theft solution for cash in transit helped convict three more dangerous criminals in the United Kingdom this week.

2014-02-25 13:58:56

Cells in our body are constantly dividing to maintain our body functions.

2014-02-24 23:24:32

500 houses in Stockholm will have household items marked with the APDN anti-theft product DNANet, branded in Sweden as smartDNA.

2014-02-21 23:24:04

Solving more sexual assault cases with improved DNA collection technology Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014 M-Vac Systems today announced findings

2014-02-20 23:23:38

APDN has signed its tenth Long Island-based defence supplier, a manufacturer, as as part of an effort by the US Defense Logistics Agency which requires use of the company's counterfeit prevention

2014-02-20 12:20:56

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant attention has been given to methods of shielding human space participants from radiation on missions.

Calico Cats Inspire Research Into X Chromosome Inactivation
2014-02-19 04:31:40

Calico cats are renowned and beloved for their funky orange and black patchwork or "tortoiseshell" fur. New research from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), has further linked this unique color pattern to X chromosome inactivation or "silencing."


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Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

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2011-04-14 15:10:21

Bacillus subtilis, also known as hay bacillus or grass bacillus, is a Gram-positive, catalase-positive bacterium commonly found in soil. It is rod-shaped and a member of the genus Bacillus. It also has the ability to form a tough, protective endospore, allowing the organism to tolerate extreme environmental conditions. B. subtilis has historically been classified as an obligate aerobe, though recent research has proven this to not be strictly correct. It is not a human pathogen although...

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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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