Tag: "sequencing" at biology news
Applied Biosystems announces SNPlex ultra high throughput genotyping system
...te on the same instrument platform widely used for sequencing
and linkage mapping, and can be used with both customer-identified SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms), and with those identified by Applied Biosystems as part of the Applera Genomics Initiative. The combination of instruments, reagents, and softw...
UCLA offers CASE Media fellowships on genetics, society and the individual
...or. The dawn of the 21st century has witnessed the sequencing
of the human genome and other organisms, producing...ompleted the 'Manhattan Project' of biology -- the sequencing
of the human genome -- it is important to consider the impact of this technology on society and its ...
Honey bee genome being sequenced
...lination," Weaver said. Baylor will do all the sequencing
seven to eight times over. "To our best guess, tha...ls for medicine" he said. The initial call for sequencing
the honey bee came from Weaver, whose contact with Richard Gibbs and George Weinstock, Baylor HGSC c...
CHF and BIO to present Biotechnology Heritage Award to William J. Rutter
...eived the award in 2001 for their key roles in the sequencing
of the human genome....
Identification of genes causing defects in vitamin B12 metabolism
...ing vitamin B12. Using Genome Quebec's MUHC -based sequencing
centre, Dobson and her colleagues confirmed the presence of mutations in DNA from patients with the two diseases. "We have identified two different genes that are critical to the processing of vitamin B12 by finding mutations in patients who have pa...
Comparisons of the new mouse genome sequence
...ich 30,000 are similar to those found in mice. The sequencing
of the mouse genome is a major milestone in modern biology as it is the only mammalian genome, other than human, to have been sequenced. The mouse genome will help the research effort to interpret the human genome sequence because the mouse carries a...
The mouse genome and the measure of man
...ealth (NIH) and the Wellcome Trust in the U.K. The sequencing
centers were joined in the analysis effort by scie...e will proceed using clone-based, or hierarchical, sequencing
using the publicly available mouse genome clone map.The quality of the working draft sequence far ex...
Researchers begin to unlock genetic mysteries of Down syndrome
...he mouse genome, along with the recently completed sequencing
of the human genome, is expected to greatly advance the understanding of human genetic diseases because humans and mice share many genes, and unlike humans, mice can be laboratory models for human disease. The mouse is the first mammal, other than hu...
UCSD research findings for human vs. mouse genome rearrangements
...rtium, an international team of scientists at four sequencing
centers in the U.S. and Europe. Those centers were joined in the analysis effort by scientists from 27 institutions in six countries. These included scientists on five University of California campuses--Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara, San Franc...
U.S.-German research consortium sequences genome of versatile soil microbe
...and other uses. TIGR's German collaborators in the sequencing
project were the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover ...DKFZ) cancer research center n Heidelberg; and the sequencing
and genomics center of QIAGEN GmbH in Hilden. Professor Burkhard Tuemmler from the MHH was the proje...
Scientists crack genome sequence of major dairy pathogen
...nimal Disease Center in Ames, Iowa, have completed sequencing
the genome of the bacteria that causes Johne's dis... to the health of dairy cattle worldwide. The gene sequencing
will allow researchers to develop new ways of early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of a disease...
Scientists discover ancient protein and DNA sequences in the same fossil
...to the recovery of mitochondrial DNA, the complete sequencing
of a bone protein, osteocalcin, makes this a major...ers to long-standing evolutionary puzzles. Protein sequencing
was carried out at Michigan State University, using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization mass...
Tailor-made cancer drugs: Wave of the future?
...ding cancerous mutations, are the result of unique sequencing
of the four types of bases, denoted A, G, C and T. Taylor's approach, described as "nucleic acid-triggered catalytic drug release," is essentially a sophisticated drug releasing system, one that is able to recognize and use cancerous sequences as tr...
Tiny plant may yield big environment, energy payoffs
...e plant that harvests light energy. Details of the sequencing
(that is, determining the base sequence of each of the ordered DNA fragments) appear in the latest issue of the journal The Plant Cell (November 2002). The complete chloroplast genome sequence, says David Stern, a biologist and vice president for ...
NSF establishes center for biophotonics at UC Davis
...e from using light to selectively treat tumors, to sequencing
DNA, biochemical studies and identifying single biomolecules within cells. "Lasers have become an essential element in clinical practice in contemporary medicine and surgery," said James E. Boggan, professor of neurological surgery at UC Davis School...
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute to decode plant devourer genomes
...y (DOE) Office of Science, these funds will enable sequencing
of the genomes of two species of Phytophthora, a plant pathogen whose name means "plant devourer." Attacking a vast number of plants including soybean, cacao, potatoes, and forest trees, Phytophthora costs agriculture, forestry and nursery industrie...
Geneticists trace 'sticky' rice's origins
...ction by early Asian farmers." Performing genetic sequencing
of these samples at NC State's Genome Research Laboratory, Purugganan and Olsen assembled a "gene tree," or network that represents patterns of genetic differences among the DNA sequences, Olsen explains. Using the gene tree, the researchers found th...
JGI to decode DNA of destructive plant pathogen
...ncluding the Irish potato famine in the 1840s. By sequencing
and comparing the DNA of the two Phytophthora geno...tional problem," said JGI Director Eddy Rubin. "By sequencing
and studying the gene function of this pathogen, we can accelerate the diagnosis, prevention and tre...
New guide helps researchers mine genome data
... Genome Sequencing Consortium and other systematic sequencing
efforts. Those Web-based portals are: the National Center for Biotechnology Information's Map Viewer; the University of California, Santa Cruz's Genome Browser; and the European Bioinformatics Institute's Ensembl system. "The underlying data are fai...
Special report: Personal genomics
is about to get personal. For more than a decade, ...d back with a plan for a massive non-profit genome sequencing
centre in Maryland. And in a widely publicised bid to attract funding for the centre, Venter says he...
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