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2011-10-11 10:00:00

DNA Genotek, a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today launched a grant program that encompasses three primary areas of focus â“ cancer, personalized medicine and infectious disease. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 DNA Genotek, a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today launched a grant program that encompasses three primary areas of focus...

2011-08-04 09:10:00

LEAMINGTON SPA, England, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Dynamics, Inc. (PK:DNAD) has signed an engagement letter with Ethan Weyand & Associates to assist us by preparing the company's accounts to be audited. DNAD's attorney has also been instructed to begin the process of filing the relevant paperwork with the SEC to become fully reporting, including a Form 10. These are required steps when looking to uplift OTC status from Pink to OTCQB. In commenting on the company's move, Ed...

2011-08-02 07:30:00

LEAMINGTON SPA, England, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Dynamics(PK:DNAD) creators and publishers of iPhone apps and games along with games for android devices have announced the addition of several new staff members in two key departments. These additions have further expanded the number of games developers within DNA Dynamics to address the growing bustle for the company's game development expertise. DNA studios, the development wing of DNA Dynamics, are responsible for the development...

2011-07-19 15:07:57

Hallmark of cancer cells Scientists from the Hebrew University have identified the molecular basis for DNA breakage, a hallmark of cancer cells. The findings of this research have just been published in the journal Molecular Cell. The DNA encodes the entire genetic information required for building the proteins of the cell. Hence, DNA breaks disrupt the proteins and lead to changes in the cell function. These changes can lead to defects in the control of cellular proliferation resulting in...

2011-06-29 08:37:55

On June 22, 2011, the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf set a new world record for magnetic fields with 91.4 Tesla. To reach this record, Sergei Zherlitsyn and his colleagues at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory Dresden (HLD) developed a coil weighing about 200 kilograms in which electric current create the giant magnetic field "“ for a period of a few milliseconds. The coil survived the experiment unscathed. With this record, we're not really that interested in reaching top field...

2011-06-28 08:36:00

LEAMINGTON SPA, England June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Dynamics, Inc. (PK: DNAD) has accepted the return of 20m shares of the company's common stock to the treasury. In their continued work on the Issued Share Capital, DNA has accepted back 20m shares from an officer who decided not to take up his post at the company and has awarded 8m shares to long standing DNA Studios Key Members. The action was completed on Monday June 27th 2011. As of Tuesday 28th June 2011, the Share Structure...

2011-06-24 08:05:33

Patented test could offer new tool for crime-scene investigation, personalized medicine Self-conscious about your age? Careful where you spit. UCLA geneticists now can use saliva to reveal how old you are. The June 22 advance online edition of the Public Library of Science (PLoS) ONE publishes the findings, which offer a myriad of potential applications. A newly patented test based on the research, for example, could offer crime-scene investigators a new forensic tool for pinpointing a...

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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...

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