Tag: "sequencing" at biology news
National report containing Stanford research recommends path for future genome study
...tanford Human Genome Center, which participated in sequencing
chromosomes 5, 16 and 19. "It's a great landmark, but now it's time to sequence other organisms." Sequencing other organisms to learn about human evolution is a goal laid out in the report. The report establishes three basic areas of genomic research...
Q Fever microbe's genome is deciphered
...nd will appear in the journals April 29 issue. The sequencing
project was supported by the Defense Advanced Rese...rucella suis and is now working on numerous other sequencing
projects. C. burnetii is listed as a potential bioweapon/bioterror agent because it is highly infect...
DNA sequence of chromosome 7 decoded
... of the discovery of the structure of DNA, the DNA sequencing
phase of the Human Genome Project will be declared completed in April. "In a massive study, we combined all information in public and private databases, including data generated by Celera Genomics, as well 15 years of our data and analyses to generat...
Heart disease among some Japanese may be due to sequencing variation inside a gene
...esented today, researchers are suggesting that the sequencing
variability inside a disease gene may also play a ...ified using PCR technology, and followed by direct sequencing
analysis. Results The results showed that there were no nucleotide variations that result in ami...
Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center leads group buying PPL'S cloning, stem cell business
... Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery, whose gene sequencing
work contributed a key understanding that allowed PPL to move forward and achieve two more significant milestones involving the creation of cloned pigs lacking the gene associated with hyperacute rejection, thus removing a major immune barrier betwee...
Tackling a 'hairy beast'
...mparative and functional genomics. The Tetrahymena sequencing
project is being led by scientists at The Institut...g, Ph.D., acting director of NIGMS. "We expect the sequencing
of the Tetrahymena genome to be of great benefit to the scientific community and to have a significa...
University of Georgia scientists plot key events in plants' evolution
...s." Two years ago, scientists finished the genetic sequencing
of Arabidopsis, a small, weedy plant. It was a major event, the first plant to be completely sequenced. Arabidopsis had been chosen with the assumption that it would be fairly easy, since it was small.Sometimes small packages aren't so simple. Seeded...
UK-Canadian consortium commits $95 million to international health research project
...ral progression for the trust, whose commitment to sequencing
the human genome is extending to related areas to ensure translation of this information into human health benefits." The Wellcome Trust and GlaxoSmithKline Research and Development initiated the project and will contribute 18 million and 3 million, ...
Genome of a major member of gut bacteria sequenced
...ity School of Medicine in St. Louis have completed sequencing
the genome of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, one of the most prevalent bacteria that live in the human intestine. The results appear in the March 28 issue of the journal Science. "Now that the draft sequence of the human genome is complete, it's criti...
Exotic Newcastle disease
...of samples per day. Skowronski was instrumental in sequencing
the first viruses isolated from commercial flocks to confirm the accuracy of the assay. In addition to disease identification in affected birds, the rapid test is now being used routinely in surveillance efforts in unaffected commercial flocks to as...
Pheromone receptors need 'escorts'
...heromone receptor. Their comparisons -- as well as sequencing
of the discovered genes and searches of gene databases -- yielded evidence that two families of MHC genes called M1 and M10 were preferentially activated in these neurons, said Dulac. The finding was surprising because MHC proteins commonly function ...
A new way to compare human and other primate genomes
..., baboons, and Old World and New World monkeys. By sequencing
specific segments within each of the genomes of th...research. Their data from this study suggests that sequencing
the genomes of as few as four to six primate species in addition to humans may be enough to identify...
Microbial forensics: An overview (news briefing and symposium)
..., bioinformatics and comparative genomics. Genome sequencing
was used on the anthrax spores found in letters mailed to Congress and the media after Sept. 11, she said. But such technologies have not been established under the realm of precedence that is needed to assure reliability in a court of law, Salyers s...
Forensics bringing bacteria into the courtroom
...HIV from a Florida dentist to several patients. By sequencing
viral fragments from the dentist and infected pati...s the first time researchers had used whole genome sequencing
for the forensic identification of a particular pathogen strain. But the recent anthrax attacks on ...
Marine biologists probe 'black box' mysteries of the sea
...Human Genome Project led to refinements of genetic sequencing
technology, so now we can look at the genetics of different barnacle populations more intensively and with higher resolution than ever before," Palumbi noted. He and his colleagues recently conducted DNA analyses of barnacle colonies in Washington, O...
UT Southwestern researchers developing new procedures to make bone-marrow transplants safer
...enerating clones of the two types of receptors and sequencing
them. Their in-vitro research, featured in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences article, has shown there are separate donor T cells that respond to the patient's normal cells and leukemia cells. "The goal is to get rid of the T cells ...
Genetic heterogeneity of Icelanders
...lso warns: "There is no reason to suppose that DNA sequencing
errors are restricted to mtDNA. In fact, it is mainly because mtDNA is a non-recombining genetic unit that many errors are easily identified by phylogenetic analysis; errors in nuclear loci or in rapidly mutating loci such as short tandem repeats wil...
Single molecules observed
...length of light, could promise a new method of DNA sequencing
by which the genetic code can be "read" from a sin...ides on a single microchip. Indeed, Webb says, one sequencing
run has been limited to 800 base pairs on a strand of DNA. The new technique promises the possibilit...
UC Riverside receives $1.25 million from W. M. Keck Foundation
...essed by an organism, includes the identification, sequencing
and structural characterization of proteins, the determination of their localization, modifications, interactions, activities, and their function. The W. M. Keck Foundation is one of the nation's largest philanthropic organizations. Established in 1...
American Physical Society March Meeting 2003
...hod shows great prospect of speeding up the genome sequencing
process. (Paper A10.1) See also http://mcb.harvard.edu/branton/index.htm . IMPACT CRATER FORMATION Although scientists can't do full-scale experiments with asteroids and planets, they can study impact craters through scale models that explain wha...
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