Latest Human genome Stories
How do the millions of genetic variants - ranging in size from a change in a single nucleotide (the As,Ts,Cs and Gs that define the genetic alphabet) to huge rearrangements of chromosomes that can affect many different genes - found in each human chromosome affect the health, longevity and lives of people?
Deletions may be linked to miswiring of brain neurons. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Using powerful genetic sequencing technology, a team of
Danish researchers came to the conclusion, after studying more than a thousand pigs, that humans may be genetically predisposed to follow in their footsteps -- by overeating.
Most of us are right handed, with only approximately ten percent of the population of the UK, and the world at large, being left handed. But why that is so remains a mystery.
As so many genome studies do, this study published online in the journal Nature Genetics began with a single patient and his parents who were in search of a diagnosis.
Cancer encompasses a complex group of diseases traditionally defined by where in the body it originates, as in lung cancer or colon cancer.
As gene sequencing technologies rapidly advance and new genomic data becomes available, so does the need for a better understanding and consensus on which gene changes are relevant to diagnosis and treatment.
Sometimes, when the DNA in a cell is copied during cell division, there is a mistake.
Three grants totaling more than $25 million over four years will help three research groups to develop authoritative information on the millions of genomic variants relevant to human disease and the hundreds that are expected to be useful for clinical practice.
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