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Latest Genetic mapping Stories

Genome Of The Endangered Puerto Rican Parrot Sequenced
2012-09-29 05:43:19

Thanks to a grassroots fundraising campaign, researchers were able to sequence the genome of the critically endangered Puerto Rican Parrot -- the only surviving member of its species in the United States.

2012-09-27 10:28:09

Since the 1960s, when the defoliant Agent Orange was widely used in Vietnam, military, industry and environmental groups have debated the toxicity of its main ingredient, the chemical dioxin, and how it should be regulated.

Pacific Oyster
2012-09-20 05:04:19

An international team’s sequencing of the Pacific oyster’s genome has produced pearls of wisdom regarding the structure and adaptability of the tasty mollusk.

2012-09-17 16:17:54

Researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have identified a new role of a chemical involved in controlling the genes underlying memory and learning.

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

Genes Associated With Genomic Expansions That Cause Disease Identified
2012-09-10 11:49:17

Examining trinucleotide repeats

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.


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