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Latest Genetic marker Stories

2014-11-26 23:10:42

For paternity and relationship DNA testing, Universal Forensics is introducing its new Elite 44 marker test designed to provide the highest degree of accuracy and reliability currently available.

Researchers Find Bornean Elephants Have Low Genetic Variability
2012-11-23 12:53:02

A research lab has identified the genetic markers for an endangered species of elephant, showing the animals have very low genetic variability.

Clusters Of Genes Determine Who Will Reach 100
2012-01-20 06:22:57

Scientists now boast that they can predict who will live to be 100 with astounding accuracy using on a complex review of genetic markers for healthy aging.

2011-07-11 20:02:52

The team of researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Queensland (Australia), Oxford, Texas and Toronto, used a technique called genome-wide association where millions of genetic markers are measured in thousands of people that have the disease and thousands of healthy individuals.

2008-07-16 09:01:20

Perlegen Sciences has opened its portfolio of patented technologies that together enable whole genome association studies capable of assessing an individual's predisposition to specific disease risks and treatment outcomes.

2008-07-15 09:01:35

Perlegen Sciences, Inc., a molecular diagnostics company focused on the discovery and commercialization of clinically important human genetic variation, announced today the opening of its portfolio of patented technologies that together enable whole genome association studies capable of assessing an individual's predisposition to specific disease risks and treatment outcomes.


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