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2011-05-12 00:00:48

Xbrane Bioscience’s Rhamex™ Protein Expression System Becomes First Set of Vector Constructs Available Through Gene Designer—DNA2.0’s Groundbreaking Gene Assembly and Design Application Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 PEGS Summit: DNA2.0 today announced that it will offer third-party genetic constructs through the company’s groundbreaking gene assembly and design application, Gene Designer.

2011-03-11 08:44:19

Ten years ago, research scientist began trying to understand how a specific feature of a cell called an L-type calcium channel might be related to genetic deafness syndrome.

2010-10-13 13:39:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

2010-10-07 13:55:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Oct. 10, Whole Foods Market and retailers across the country will celebrate Non-GMO Day to raise consumer awareness about the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the food supply.

2010-10-01 13:53:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers have a right to know what is in their food! That's Whole Foods Market's message as it partners with the nonprofit Non-GMO Project to raise awareness about the presence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the food supply.

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2010-04-25 13:23:04

First mice, then fruit flies, and now knockout nematodes.

2010-01-20 09:05:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan.

2009-11-13 13:23:06

Removing the PKCI/HINT1 gene from mice has an anti-depressant-like and anxiolytic-like effect.


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GloFish
2013-10-03 10:12:03

The GloFish is a patented and trademarked brand of genetically modified fluorescent fish. Various GloFish are currently on the market. Zebrafish were the first GloFish that were available within pet stores and are now sold in bright green, red, orange-yellow, blue, and purple fluorescent colors. Recently, Electric Green, Sunburst Orange, and Moonrise Pink colored tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) and Electric Green tiger barb (Puntius tetrazona) have been incorporated to the lineup. Although not...

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...

Herman The Bull
2013-10-02 08:47:12

Herman the Bull was the first genetically modified or transgenic bovine in the world. The publication of Herman’s creation caused an ethical storm. At the early embryo stage, Herman was genetically engineered within a laboratory by Gen Pharm International of Mountain View, California. Scientists microinjected cells with the human gene coding for lactoferrin. The Dutch Parliament changed law in December of 1992 to enable Herman to reproduce. Eight calves were born in 1994 following a...

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