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2015-04-27 20:23:16

STAT-Seq test improved diagnosis and refined clinical care compared to standard tests KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A

2015-04-27 16:30:38

DALLAS, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Global Biobanking Market 2015-2019 research report, technological advancements in the field of personalized medicine

2015-04-27 12:31:30

Results Achieved in Approximately Six Hours, Compared to 60 Hours with Standard Software SAN DIEGO, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edico Genome today announced that collaborative data

2015-04-25 12:22:54

-RG-101 Achieves Sustained HCV Viral Suppression with Favorable Safety and Tolerability- LA JOLLA, Calif., April 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc.

2015-04-24 12:26:35

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc., a global leader in non-invasive genetic testing, and LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services ("LifeLabs") today announced a new

gene-editing
2015-04-24 09:29:31

A new gene-editing technique created by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California could provide new hope for women carrying a mitochondrial disease who want to be mothers, but are afraid of passing their condition on to their children.

2015-04-22 08:34:23

$15 million investment and alliance puts WuXi NextCODE's unrivalled genome analytics on DNAnexus's cloud platform, seamlessly linked to WuXi PharmaTech's China and global R&D platform SHANGHAI;

2015-04-21 08:35:34

SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Edico Genome today announced a collaboration with Intel Corporation to develop solutions with Intel's Xeon processors to accelerate next generation

2015-04-20 12:33:41

Grant Will Provide Bridge Funding for Dr. Stanley C.


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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gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'