News on Genetics continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
1 hr ago | Stanford
Point to an important gene in a cell, any cell, from most any creature, and it's likely to have a particular elongated molecular flag stuck onto the proteins wrapped around its DNA.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
What you think about this article that basically implies that political views are not so much actively chosen or the product of upbringing, but based more on inherited traits.
Employees at Cancer Genetics, Inc., are on the cutting edge of developing cancer tests, and many employees have personal stories of their own cancers and those of family members who have battled the cancers the company addresses.
Editor at Biotech Week -- A new study on Immune System Diseases and Conditions is now available.
Personal genetics company 23andMe has received a nearly $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help expand the company's genotype database and aid in its efforts to discover gene variants linked to specific diseases.
Some obese people have a genetic mutation that seems to ramp up the reward centers in their brains when they see food, researchers report.
Myriad Genetics, Inc. today announced that it will issue financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014 as well as provide financial guidance for fiscal year 2015 following the close of market on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Technology investor Mercia Fund Management portfolio company Oxford Genetics Ltd , has secured further funds.
Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.
To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to build survey tools and expand its gene database.
From the Division of Human Genetics, Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan ; Department of Human Genetics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan ; ... (more)
The utilization of whole-genome sequencing data and imputation to enable the discovery of rarer, more penetrant genetic associations; and Enablement of external non-23andMe researchers to access aggregate de-identified data from the 23andMe database to further accelerate the pace of human genetic research.
Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.
A novel study shows that the age girls reach puberty is influenced by 'imprinted genes' - a subset of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent contributes the gene.
Annals of Human Genetics , tracks the worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant as it spread from Africa to everyone around the world.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:32 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC