Latest Single-nucleotide polymorphism Stories
Scientists at the University of Utah (U of U), the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and colleagues have developed a powerful tool called pVAAST that combines linkage analysis with case control association to help researchers and clinicians identify disease-causing mutations in families faster and more precisely than ever before.
Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global SNP Genotyping and Analysis Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store.
Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active ingredient in Adderall—are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Researchers have pinpointed a new mechanism of how natural variation in our DNA alters an individual's risk for developing heart disease by interfering with the ability of a developmental gene to interact with a specialized type of RNA.
Genome ID Group, LLC, d/b/a, The Center for Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis TM (CAFDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra L. Close (Kirkwood) PhD.
An international team of scientists has uncovered more than 40 new genes, pathways and cell types linked to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to research published Wednesday in the online edition of the journal Nature.
A new study reveals that the genetic trait responsible for predisposing some people to strong stress reactions may also cause the risk of heart attack or death to rise by 38 percent.
Coding variants in immune disease-related genes play only a small part in the overall genetic risk for psoriasis.
Large-scale, deep re-sequencing of 115 cucumbers worldwide has led to the creation of a genomic variation map for the vegetable that includes 3.6 million variants, an international team of scientists report in a new study.