Latest Human genome Stories
The Port incubator continues to concentrate a global network of innovators within the Philadelphia region. Philadelphia, Pa.
The mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cell, converting energy into usable forms.
Concealed within the vastness of the human genome, (comprised of some 3 billion base pairs), mutations are commonplace.
The genome of the Chinese hamster - which supplies the cell cultures used by the pharmaceutical industry to produce biopharmaceutical products such as antibodies used in medicine - has been sequenced by an international team of genome researchers.
An international team of researchers has discovered the genetic basis of chronic mountain sickness, a condition developed during prolonged exposure to high altitudes, according to research appearing in the August 15 edition of the American Journal of Human Genetics.
A large, international research consortium has identified 25 new mutations on nine key genes responsible for childhood epilepsy.
A team from the University of Washington has unveiled a comprehensive portrait of the genome of the world’s first immortal cell line, known as HeLa.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.
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