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mouse genome
2014-11-20 07:41:02

Researchers investigating the functional genome of the mouse have managed to map the creature’s so-called “mission control” centers, and found new clues as to why certain processes and systems in the rodents prevent the results of mouse studies from being successfully replicated in humans.

human genome
2014-07-25 05:33:29

Despite the complex structure of the human genome, more than 90 percent of it has no important biological function, scientists from Oxford University report in research published in the July 24 edition of the journal PLOS Genetics.

Researchers Reduce Size Of Human Genome To 19,000 Genes
2014-07-04 03:16:13

Over 99% of human protein coding genes have an origin that predates primates by over 50 million years. The study questions the genomic annotations of many different species

2013-08-28 00:20:06

Discovery of long non-coding RNA's role in neurogenesis may lead to cures for diseases such as Alzheimer's diseaseSingapore, Aug 28, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists

2012-09-13 23:02:21

Online tutorial suite and Quick Reference Card teach how to access ENCODE (ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements) data in the UCSC Genome Browser. Bellevue, Washington

International Consortium Uses ENCODE To Work Out DNA Role In Disease
2012-09-06 07:57:04

The Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) is a five-year genetics project involving more than 440 researchers working in 32 labs around the world.

2012-02-01 14:34:14

Genome Institute of Singapore’s (GIS) Associate Director of Genomic Technologies, Dr Yijun RUAN, led a continuing study on the human genome spatial/structural configuration, revealing how genes interact/communicate and influence each other, even when they are located far away from each other.

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2011-04-20 14:14:12

A massive database cataloging the human genome's functional elements -- including genes, RNA transcripts, and other products -- is being made available as an open resource to the scientific community, classrooms, science writers, and the public, thanks to an international team of researchers.

2011-04-20 13:02:09

The international team of the ENCODE, or Encyclopedia Of DNA Elements project, has created an overview of its ongoing large-scale efforts to interpret the human genome sequence.

2010-12-23 02:17:36

Scientists today published catalogs of the fruit fly and roundworm's functional genomic elements: DNA sequences in the genome that carry the instructions and determine which genes are turned on and off at various times in different cells.


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