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2014-04-28 10:15:29

Inflammation has long been considered an integral part of the biological process that leads to deadly scarring in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. New research at National Jewish Health, however, suggests that a little inflammation may also be crucial to the healing and repair processes in the lungs.  Elizabeth Redente, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology at National Jewish Health, and her colleagues report in the April 2014 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular...

2014-04-28 10:11:32

Large sections of the genome that were once referred to as “junk” DNA have been linked to human heart failure, according to research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. So-called junk DNA was long thought to have no important role in heredity or disease because it doesn’t code for proteins. But emerging research in recent years has revealed that many of these sections of the genome produce RNA molecules that, despite not being proteins, still have important...

2014-04-27 16:21:14

DALLAS, April 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com offers Next-Generation Sequencing in Latin America market research report by Kalorama Information and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Market [Platforms (Illumina HiSeq, MiSeq, Life Technologies Ion Proton/PGM, 454 Roche), Bioinformatics (RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq), (Pyrosequencing, SBS, SMRT), (Diagnostics, Personalized Medicine)] - Global Forecast to 2017 research report by MarketsandMarkets in its store. The next...

2014-04-25 16:21:13

DUBLIN, Apr. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mr6nm8/global_isothermal) has announced the addition of the "Global Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Technologies Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Molecular Diagnostics industry is experiencing a rapid shift toward an increase in the process automation and integration of sample analysis in single miniaturized devices....

2014-04-25 12:26:55

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds "Protein Expression Market by Products (Expression Vector, Service, Reagent), Application (Industrial, Therapeutic), Expression Systems (Mammalian, Prokaryotic, Baculovirus, Yeast) & by End User (Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, CRO) - Global Forecast to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Protein expression denotes the presence and the abundance of one or more proteins in a cell or tissue. It forms an integral part of proteomic...

2014-04-25 10:07:07

Scientists discover that modifications to the RNA of the powerhouses in each of your body's countless cells might be influencing your fitness Although our chromosomes are relatively stable within our lifetimes, the genetic material found in our mitochondria is highly variable across individuals and may impact upon human health, say researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine Hospital. Genomes are changing, not just from generation to generation, but even...

2014-04-25 08:29:25

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp (OTC: BRDT) ("BreedIT" or the "Company"), through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions software for plant breeders and researchers, today is pleased to announce that the Company is scheduled to attend and present at the Growth Capital Expo 2014, the premier event in emerging growth company finance, being held at Caesar's...

2014-04-25 08:27:37

HARDERWIJK, The Netherlands, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dutch Software Company GENALICE announced that it has reached an agreement on a multi-million dollar capital investment from Redbrae, a consortium of US- and UK-based private equity investors. The investment consortium has a strong network in the United States, United Kingdom and Middle East. It has been working with GENALICE for the past year. The successful validation and launch of GENALICE MAP, the company's...

2014-04-24 12:29:16

ALBANY, New York, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Transfection Technology Market (Reagent-based method, Instrument-based method and Virus-based method) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" the global transfection technology market was valued at USD 386.4 million in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth of USD 768.2 million in 2019growing at a CAGR of...

2014-04-22 23:10:27

Increasing applications of nucleic acid based-tests in molecular diagnostics are expected to drive the demand of nucleic acid purification products market in the coming few years. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/nucleic-acid-isolation-purification-market-229978287.html (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The “Nucleic Acid Isolation and Purification Market by Technology (Column based, Reagent based, Magnetic bead based), Consumables & Instruments, by Application (Plasmid DNA...


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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...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

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...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.