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Latest Human genome Stories

2013-06-17 09:56:18

Because of their central importance to biology, proteins have been the focus of intense research, particularly the manner in which they are produced from genetically coded templates—a process commonly known as translation.

2013-05-27 10:55:19

Two mutations central to the development of infantile myofibromatosis (IM)—a disorder characterized by multiple tumors involving the skin, bone, and soft tissue—may provide new therapeutic targets.

Researchers Map Genome Of Two Important Spruce Tree Species
2013-05-23 07:52:22

The genomes of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world were released by Canadian and Swedish scientists. Between them, the white spruce and the Norway spruce genomes have 20-30 billion base-pairs and are up to 10 times larger than the human genome, making these sequence assemblies the largest to date.

Carnivorous Plant Gets Rid Of Its Junk DNA
2013-05-13 11:22:44

Researchers have found that a unique little carnivorous plant is particularly interesting for geneticists because it does not appear to have so-called 'junk' DNA – 97 percent of its genome is comprised of actual genes.

2013-05-09 23:23:21

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund and National Institute of Mental Health join in awarding millions for Whole Genome Sequencing. Boston (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 The

2013-04-25 20:27:17

An international research consortium led by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the CIBERER and the University of Wurzburg (Germany) has discovered a gene that can cause three totally different diseases, depending on how it is altered.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.