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Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain's prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia , according to UC Irvine scientists.
7 hrs ago | Genes and Immunity
Correspondence: Dr J Tang, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.
11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
The process involves a one-pot hydrazinolysis/Dimroth-rearrangement of these salts followed by a ligand-free copper nanoparticle-catalyzed azide-alkyne Huisgen cycloaddition."
A new study in East Asian women has identified three genetic changes linked to an increased risk of breast cancer.
Editor at Biotech Week -- Current study results on Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases and Conditions have been published.
Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers' award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; twice commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and ... (more)
Cancer is a disease of the genome resulting from a combination of genetic modifications .
Dr. Lo has just been recruited by the Ottawa Hospital to open this city's first molecular oncology lab - a lab devoted to diagnosing the genetics of cancer.
Autism is a mysterious condition. Talk show host Jenny McCarthy wrongfully says it is caused by childhood vaccinations and others blame environmental factors, but with a team of researchers, a professor of statistics at Carnegie Mellon University has confirmed genetics outweigh environmental risk, according to the university.
Genetics plays more of a role in the development of autism than environmental causes, according to new research published Sunday in Nature Genetics.
Ermedale farmer Leon Black has been nominated for the "Farmlands individual or business making a significant contribution to the New Zealand sheep industry" in the 2014 Beef + Lamb New Zealand Sheep Industry Awards.
Evidence from human famines and animal studies suggests that starvation can affect the health of descendants of famished individuals.
People with a GRM3 gene mutation are two to three times more likely to develop schizophrenia or alcohol dependence and nearly three times more likely to develop bipolar disorder.
As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and scores of other institutions from all over the world have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in what is the largest genomic study published on any ... (more)
Advanced genome-editing techniques have been used to create a strain of wheat resistant to a destructive fungal pathogen - called powdery mildew - that is a major bane to the world's top food source, according to scientists at one of China's leading centers for agricultural research.
A new study carried out by scientists from University College London in the UK has reported on the discovery of a rare gene variant found in about 1 in every 200 people that could increase the risk of developing alcohol dependence, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
A new genetic analysis of people with schizophrenia - and the largest study investigating the genetic basis of any psychiatric disorder to date - provides hints that the disease may sometimes be connected with infections as some researchers have long suggested.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:42 pm
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