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Scientists Build First DNA Nanodevices That Survive The Body's Immune Defenses

[ Watch The Video: Virus-Inspired DNA Nanodevices ] Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard Successful foray opens door to virus-like DNA nanodevices that could diagnose diseased tissues and manufacture drugs to...

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2014-04-23 12:30:15

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9kq6w8/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Gynecological Cancers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Gynecological Cancers market to grow at a CAGR of 12.47 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in prevalence...

2014-04-22 23:10:27

Increasing applications of nucleic acid based-tests in molecular diagnostics are expected to drive the demand of nucleic acid purification products market in the coming few years. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nucleic-acid-isolation-purification-market-229978287.html (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The “Nucleic Acid Isolation and Purification Market by Technology (Column based, Reagent based, Magnetic bead based), Consumables & Instruments, by Application (Plasmid DNA...

2014-04-22 14:14:58

The answer lies in changes in the way our genes work In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of humans with whom we lived side by side, such as Neanderthals and the recently discovered Denisovans of Siberia. Yet only Homo sapiens survived. What was it in our genetic makeup that gave us the advantage? The truth is that little is known about our unique genetic makeup as distinguished from our archaic cousins, and how it contributed to the fact that we...

2014-04-22 10:47:36

Most people think the development of the heart only happens in the womb, however the days and weeks following birth are full of cellular changes that play a role in the structure and function of the heart. Using mouse models, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have now been able to categorize the alternative splicing (the process in which genes code proteins, determining their role) that takes place during these changes and what mechanisms they affect. The findings, which appear in...

2014-04-22 08:29:11

Study Results Are Published in The American Journal of Human Genetics SALT LAKE CITY, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new computational tool developed at the University of Utah has successfully identified diseases with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases, University of Utah researchers and their colleagues report in The American Journal of Human Genetics. The software, Phevor (Phenotype Driven Variant Ontological Re-ranking tool), identifies undiagnosed...

2014-04-21 23:07:48

ResearchMoz.us included new market research report "Global & USA Cancer Biomaker Market to 2018 (Identification, Technologies, Market Analysis, Competitor Profiles, Companion Diagnostic Co-Development, Business Strategies, Industry Trends, and Pipeline Analysis) " to its huge collection of research reports. Full Report @...

2014-04-21 23:06:24

Dr. Bruce Stillman, President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), is the 2014 winner of the Herbert Tabor Research Award from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). The award is given for excellence in biological chemistry and molecular biology and for contributions to the community of scientists. Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Dr. Bruce Stillman, President of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL), is the 2014 winner of the Herbert Tabor...

2014-04-21 23:02:46

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Research Report on Micro-RNA Market Analysis, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/micro-rna-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Transparency Market Research Reports included a detailed market survey and analysis trends on “Micro-RNA Market”. This report also includes more info about basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

2014-04-18 15:41:30

Researchers propose classification system revolutionizing communication of chromosomal abnormalities for research and clinical settings When talking about genetic abnormalities at the DNA level that occur when chromosomes swap, delete or add parts, there is an evolving communication gap both in the science and medical worlds, leading to inconsistencies in clinical and research reports. Now a study by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) proposes a new classification system...

2014-04-18 14:05:01

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability—a genetic disease called “Fragile X syndrome”—have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals. In a paper that will be published in the May 8 Molecular Cell, but is being made available this week in the early online edition of the journal, the researchers show...


Latest Genetics Reference Libraries

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...

Blue Rose
2013-10-02 08:33:40

A Blue Rose is a flower of the genus Rosa belonging to the family Rosaceae that presents blue to violet pigmentation instead of the more common white, red, or yellow coloration. Blue roses are frequently portrayed in literature and art as a symbol of love and prosperity to those who seek it, but don’t exist in nature as a result of genetic limitations. In 2004, researchers utilized genetic modification to produce roses that contain the blue pigment delphinidin. After 13 years of...

Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

Caenorhabditis elegans
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Caenorhabditis elegans is a species of parasitic roundworm in the Nematoda phylum. It can be found in temperate regions, in many different areas of the world. It prefers to reside in nutrient rich soils. Its scientific name is derived from the Greek terms Caeno, meaning recent, rhabditis, meaning rod-like, and the Latin term elegans, which means elegant. It was first named by Maupas in 1900, but was not classified in the Caenorhabditis subgenus until 1952 by Osche. Caenorhabditis elegans...

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