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Earth Day: Biotechnology to Save the Planet

EARTH DAY: BIOTECHNOLOGY TO SAVE THE PLANET

To understand the significance of Earth Day, it's important to understand how it was first established. As Jim Greenwood wrote in a...

Specific Gene Deletion can Help Treat Diabetic Wounds Faster

SPECIFIC GENE DELETION CAN HELP TREAT DIABETIC WOUNDS FASTER

If the TSP2 gene specific proteins are deleted in diabetes patients, their diabetic wounds can heal faster, finds a new study.

 
 
 

GENOME JENGA STUDY REVEALS UNEXPECTED GENE ALLIANCES IN THE CELL

The largest study of its kind sheds light on how genes work together to keep cells healthy, paving the way for predicting a person's...

 
 
 
Don't Leave the Highly Prevalent Chronic Diseases Behind

DON'T LEAVE THE HIGHLY PREVALENT CHRONIC DISEASES BEHIND

There is a lot to be excited about in biotech right now as we are coming off the heels of a near record year for new drug approvals...

Agenda Posted for Xconomy's What's Hot in Boston Biotech on May 16

AGENDA POSTED FOR XCONOMY'S WHAT'S HOT IN BOSTON BIOTECH ON MAY 16

Join Xconomy next month for our sixth installment of What's Hot in Boston Biotech on May 16 at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard....

 
 
 
Gene Variation Causes Some Women to Store Fat, Increases Diabetes Risk

GENE VARIATION CAUSES SOME WOMEN TO STORE FAT, INCREASES DIABETES RISK

Here is one more reason why some women have belly fat and heavy hips. A natural variation of the gene KLF14 causes some women to store...

Curvy-hipped women have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds

CURVY-HIPPED WOMEN HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES, STUDY FINDS

The gene KLF14 has a uniquely dramatic effect on fat cells that causes them to become larger but fewer in the hips and abdomen, making...

 
 
 

HOMOEOLOGOUS EXCHANGE IS A MAJOR CAUSE OF GENE PRESENCE/ABSENCE VARIATION IN THE AMPHIDIPLOID BRASSICA NAPUS

Plant Biotechnology Journal, EarlyView.

GLYCOSIDE HYDROLASE GENE TRANSCRIPTION BY ALICYCLOBACILLUS ACIDOCALDARIUS DURING GROWTH ON WHEAT ARABINOXYLAN AND MONOSACCHARIDES: A PROPOSED XYLAN HYDROLYSIS MECHANISM

Metabolism of carbon bound in wheat arabinoxylan polysaccharides by bacteria requires a number of glycoside hydrolases active toward...

 
 
 
Anything Could Happen at BIO2018 Start-up Stadium

ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN AT BIO2018 START-UP STADIUM

Last year Jerry Feitelson was accepted into BIO's Start-up Stadium at the annual BIO International Convention. Armed with his six-minute...

Depression breakthrough as scientists identify 80 genes linked to condition

DEPRESSION BREAKTHROUGH AS SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY 80 GENES LINKED TO CONDITION

The study by the University of Edinburgh supports previous evidence that depression is partly influenced by genetics as researchers...

 
 
 
Cell-therapy startup raises $33.5M from Canaan, Bill Maris's Section 32 and others

CELL-THERAPY STARTUP RAISES $33.5M FROM CANAAN, BILL MARIS'S SECTION 32 AND OTHERS

The San Francisco startup has a cloud-based platform to prevent supply chain mistakes in personalized cell and gene therapy where patients'...

LYSOGENE DELAYS SANFILIPPO GENE THERAPY PHASE 3

A manufacturing delay has pushed back the start of Lysogene's pivotal Sanfilippo syndrome trial. The gene therapy study is now due...

 
 
 
Women really are the 'fairer' sex: Genes mean females are more likely to be blonde, study finds  

WOMEN REALLY ARE THE 'FAIRER' SEX: GENES MEAN FEMALES ARE MORE LIKELY TO BE BLONDE, STUDY FINDS  

Researchers from King's College London and Erasmus University discovered 124 genes that play a major role in determining human hair...

DELTA: A NEW WEB-BASED 3D GENOME VISUALIZATION AND ANALYSIS PLATFORM

AbstractSummaryDelta is an integrative visualization and analysis platform to facilitate visually annotating and exploring the 3D physical...

 
 
 

GENEXPI: A TOOLSET FOR IDENTIFYING REGULONS AND VALIDATING GENE REGULATORY NETWORKS USING TIME-COURSE EXPRESSION DATA

Identifying regulons of sigma factors is a vital subtask of gene network inference. Integrating multiple sources of data is essential...

BREAKTHROUGH BRINGS GENE-EDITING MEDICINE ONE STEP CLOSER TO PATIENT APPLICATIONS

Researchers have discovered a way to greatly improve the accuracy of gene-editing technology by replacing the natural guide molecule...

 
 
 
‘The Walking Dead': Will Negan finally die already?

‘THE WALKING DEAD': WILL NEGAN FINALLY DIE ALREADY?

Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan; group - The Walking Dead Season 8, Episode 11 - Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC Posted Saturday, April 14,...

How Long Does It Take Colon Polyps to Turn Cancerous?

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE COLON POLYPS TO TURN CANCEROUS?

Q: How long does it take colorectal polyps to turn into cancer? A: We think the whole process takes about 10 years. A colorectal polyp...