Latest Genetic mapping Stories
Duke researchers have devised a way to quickly and easily target and tinker with any gene in the human genome.
Researchers have sequenced the genome of Emiliania huxleyi ("Ehux"), a species of single-celled photosynthetic marine algae that they say is responsible for removing carbon dioxide from the air, supplying the oxygen we breath, and even forming the basis of marine food chains.
The genomes of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world were released by Canadian and Swedish scientists. Between them, the white spruce and the Norway spruce genomes have 20-30 billion base-pairs and are up to 10 times larger than the human genome, making these sequence assemblies the largest to date.
Environment is not the only factor in shaping regulatory patterns — and it might not even be the primary factor, according to a new Rice University study that looks at how cells’ protein networks relate to a bacteria’s genome.
Researchers have found that a unique little carnivorous plant is particularly interesting for geneticists because it does not appear to have so-called 'junk' DNA – 97 percent of its genome is comprised of actual genes.
A team of international scientists reports today they have sequenced and annotated the genome of the sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera), which is thought to have a powerful genetic system.
A Nature Genetics report on the newly sequenced genomes of the soft-shell turtle and green sea turtle shows that the iconic reptiles have a common ancestor with crocodilians and birds – diverging from these groups between 270 and 240 million years ago.
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