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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.

2012-08-21 23:20:13

Research on a unique vertebrate called the sea lamprey shows that more than a thousand genes are shed during its early development.

Scientists Sequence Genome Of Darwin's Finch
2012-08-17 16:22:43

The genome of Galapagos finches have been sequenced for the first time in an international collaboration between the Genome 10K project and BGI.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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