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2014-01-10 10:44:18

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has uncovered a phenomenon that alters prevailing views of how the genome is expressed to make and sustain the life of mammals.

2014-01-08 23:02:56

National Institute of Mental Health Director Salutes UVA Discovery Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 For the second year in a row, groundbreaking

2014-01-08 17:11:35

A new study compares the relative rate of molecular evolution between humans and chimps with that of their lice.

2014-01-03 16:22:20

GenoVive Offers Weight Loss Strategies Tailored to Individuals' Genetic Profiles NEW ORLEANS, Jan.

2013-12-24 13:35:52

Researchers have developed a method to create a comprehensive library of mutations across all genes in the mouse genome.

Crucial Player For Lyme Disease Transmission Identified
2013-12-20 14:42:45

Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease, hitchhikes in ticks for dissemination to mammalian hosts--including humans.

2013-12-20 10:32:36

As part of an international research project, a team of researchers has developed a DNA clamp that can detect mutations at the DNA level with greater efficiency than methods currently in use.

Technique Accelerates Gene Discovery
2013-12-13 08:05:12

Genetic researchers have devised a new technique that lets them permanently and selectively delete genes from a cell's DNA.

Secret Code Discovered In Human DNA
2013-12-13 05:26:03

A newly discovered ‘second code’ hiding within our DNA is casting new light on how changes to DNA impact health and disease, according to a study published Friday in the journal Science.

New Online Database Sheds Light On Gene Patenting Process
2013-12-08 06:29:33

Researchers have developed a new online database revealing which organizations have applied for patents related to genes and proteins in living organisms.


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Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

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