Tag: "databank" at biology news
NYU scientists discover gene for a dementing brain disease
...o acids from the amyloid to a sequence in a public databank
on the World Wide Web. They were then able to use this sequence to find the gene. Public databanks contain hundreds of thousands of DNA sequences, one of the fruits of the government-sponsored project to sequence the entire human genome. Researchers ...
65 years of women's menstrual cycles detailed
University Park, Pa. -- An in-depth databank
of information about the menstrual cycles of more than 6,000 American women over the past 65 years, known as The Tremin Trust, now resides at Penn State and is available to women's health researchers nationally and globally. Originally called the M...
Dietary changes can lower colon cancer risk in families with a history of the disease
... run by researchers at BWH, maintains an extensive databank
of participants dietary and lifestyle habits, making it possible to explore the relation between peoples behavior and their risk of developing certain diseases. Fuchs, who is also on staff at BWH and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medi...
UCSD bioengineers develop first computer model that predicts disease variant based on genetic defect
... disease. "Eventually, there could be a kind of databank
of specific genetic mutations that cause precise disease variants," says Palsson. "Some mutations will be severe, others benign. And every variation of a disease could be treated differently. This could be incredibly useful for drug development and...
Nerac.com and Infinata partner to offer BioPharm Insight(TM) Resource
...ities from around the world. The BioPharm Insight databank
includes information from over 11,000 investigational drug programs, 15,000 launched products and 2,000 global biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms. "Biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies make up more than 25% of our client base. The informat...
World's first databank for all living systems
...(BTR) Center, which will include the world's first databank
of information about all living systems. The databank
will be the core of the facility's centerpiece, the Library of Life, led by Cornell and Stanford Uni...
Desert science center aims to bridge rift between Jordan and Israel
... allow Stanford and Cornell scientists to create a databank
of all living organisms in the Dead Sea region. ''This center is the first of its kind in the Middle East - a hub for technology, research and education for all people in Middle Eastern countries and initially Jordan and Israel,'' he said. ''It is vi...