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'Major step forward' for millions of osteoarthritis patients as study discovers 52 genetic mutations

'MAJOR STEP FORWARD' FOR MILLIONS OF OSTEOARTHRITIS PATIENTS AS STUDY DISCOVERS 52 GENETIC MUTATIONS

Team led by scientists in Cambridge analysed the genomes of over 447,000 people. The research has doubled the known number of genes...

Whether you are an apple or pear depends on your genes

WHETHER YOU ARE AN APPLE OR PEAR DEPENDS ON YOUR GENES

A study of more than 360,000 volunteers by Uppsala University found where a person stores their fat is determined by 98 points in their...

 
 
 

TRANSCRIPTIONAL MECHANISM OF IRF8 AND PU.1 GOVERNS MICROGLIAL ACTIVATION IN NEURODEGENERATIVE CONDITION

ABSTRACT Microglial activation occurs in divergent neuropathological conditions. Such microglial event has the key involvement in the...

GENOME SEQUENCE OF BACILLUS ANTHRACIS TYPING PHAGE AP631

Abstract AP631, a virulent bacteriophage of Bacillus anthracis , is widely used in China to identify anthrax bacteria. In this study,...

 
 
 

NATURAL ALLELES OF GLA FOR GRAIN LENGTH AND AWN DEVELOPMENT WERE DIFFERENTLY DOMESTICATED IN RICE SUBSPECIES JAPONICA AND INDICA

Summary Rice cultivars harbor morphological and physiological traits different from those of wild rice , but the molecular mechanisms...

RETROPHYLOGENOMICS IN RORQUALS INDICATE LARGE ANCESTRAL POPULATION SIZES AND A RAPID RADIATION

Abstract Background Baleen whales are the largest animals on earth and their evolutionary history has been studied in detail, but some...

 
 
 

GENOTYPIC DIFFERENCE OF CADMIUM TOLERANCE AND THE ASSOCIATED MICRORNAS IN WILD AND CULTIVATED BARLEY

Abstract Little study was performed to know how microRNAs are responsive to cadmium stress in barley. In this study, 16 small RNA libraries...

IDENTIFICATION OF GENES ASSOCIATED WITH RICINOLEIC ACID ACCUMULATION IN HIPTAGE BENGHALENSIS VIA TRANSCRIPTOME ANALYSIS

Abstract Background Ricinoleic acid is a high-value hydroxy fatty acid with broad industrial applications. Hiptage benghalensis seed...

 
 
 

HIGH FREQUENCY OF PATHOGENIC AND RARE SEQUENCE VARIANTS IN DIABETES-RELATED GENES AMONG RUSSIAN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES IN PREGNANCY

Abstract Aims Diabetes in pregnancy may be associated with monogenic defects of beta-cell function, frequency of which depends on ethnicity,...

Jack Teagarden, Gene Krupa, Jazz, Drums, Trombone, "Jack and Gene" by Texas artist Debra Hurd

JACK TEAGARDEN, GENE KRUPA, JAZZ, DRUMS, TROMBONE, "JACK AND GENE" BY TEXAS ARTIST DEBRA HURD

60"x60" Palette Knife Portrait This painting is SOLD, but commissions are welcome.

 
 
 
Q&A: Scientists Discovered Somatic Recombination in the Brain. Now What?

Q&A: SCIENTISTS DISCOVERED SOMATIC RECOMBINATION IN THE BRAIN. NOW WHAT?

Jerold Chun The recent Nature paper describing the first evidence of somatic gene recombination in the human brain has been getting...

PRESIDENT AND CEO, TEENWORKS | CHARITABLE ADVISORS

Indianapolis, Indiana, In 1981, Indiana philanthropist Gene B. Glick began a program with a simple idea: to provide teens with a summer...

 
 
 

ROCHE R&D EXEC BEGINS A NEW VOYAGE WITH BIOTECH MOVE

Another day, another Big Pharma exec jumps ship to biotech: This morning, it's Omar Khwaja, M.D., Ph.D., who becomes chief medical...

SEX INFLUENCES DNA METHYLATION AND GENE EXPRESSION IN HUMAN SKELETAL MUSCLE MYOBLASTS AND MYOTUBES

Abstract Background Sex differences are known to impact muscle phenotypes, metabolism, and disease risk. Skeletal muscle stem cells...

 
 
 

NEW INSIGHTS IN THE CONTROL OF ANTIOXIDANTS ACCUMULATION IN TOMATO BY TRANSCRIPTOMIC ANALYSES OF GENOTYPES EXHIBITING CONTRASTING LEVELS OF FRUIT METABOLITES

Abstract Background Tomato is an economically important crop with fruits that are a significant source of bioactive compounds such...

TRANSCRIPTOMIC SIGNATURE REVEALS MECHANISM OF FLOWER BUD DISTORTION IN WITCHES'-BROOM DISEASE OF SOYBEAN

Abstract Background Soybean crop is major source of edible oil and protein for human and animals besides its various industrial uses...

 
 
 
Twins' Study Looks At Gene's Role in Disease

TWINS' STUDY LOOKS AT GENE'S ROLE IN DISEASE

Two of every five common diseases are at least partially influenced by a person's genetics, the largest U.S. study of twins ever conducted...

STREPTOMYCES PACTUM ACT12 CONTROLS TOMATO YELLOW LEAF CURL VIRUS DISEASE AND ALTERS RHIZOSPHERE MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES

Abstract Actinomycetes comprise a large group of biocontrol bacteria, yet no studies have reported on their effects against plant virus...

 
 
 

NEW METHOD KNOCKS OUT YEAST GENES WITH SINGLE-POINT PRECISION

How do you make yeast work harder? Not to make bread, but in processes that yield chemicals and pharmaceuticals. Industries currently...

CDH1 SOMATIC ALTERATIONS IN MEXICAN PATIENTS WITH DIFFUSE AND MIXED SPORADIC GASTRIC CANCER

Abstract Background Diffuse gastric cancer is associated with the reduction or absence of the expression of the cell adhesion protein...