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Chicken genome analysis will benefit human health and agriculture
... We may soon be thanking Michigan State University chicken
No. 256 for better treatments or even new vaccines...icultural animal to have its genome sequenced, the chicken
is paving the way for research on human diseases, as well as studies on chicken
breeding to benefit ...
Chicken genome analysis unlocks secrets of mammalian and bird evolution
... of data when they analyzed the recently sequenced chicken
genome, a development that will benefit research i... medicine for years to come. Their analysis of the chicken
genome -- the first genome of a livestock or bird species to be sequenced -- will appear in the Dec....
Researchers compare chicken, human genomes
...nd, the United Kingdom and the United States. The chicken
is the first bird, as well as the first agricultur...ome sequenced and analyzed. The first draft of the chicken
genome, which was based on 6.6-fold coverage, was deposited into free public databases for use by re...
UCSD researchers derive lessons about human evolution from chicken genome
...nal's cover story includes a draft sequence of the chicken
genome assembled and analyzed by members of the In...ational Chicken Genome Sequencing Consortium. The chicken
genome provides several firsts: it is the first bird, the first agricultural animal, and the first d...
Draft sequence of chicken genome completed
... is not just about getting bigger eggs and tastier chicken
it's giving scientists surprising insights into t...o the non-coding regions of the human genome." The chicken
genome, on the other hand, turns out to be an invaluable tool for studying the human genome. It is a...
Chicken genome will help our understanding of humans and improve agriculture
The first full DNA sequence of the chicken
(Gallus gallus) genome is published today in the j...ntal biological processes. "The sequencing of the chicken
genome is a major landmark as the first agriculturally important animal to have its genome sequenced...
First analysis of chicken genome offers many new insights
...Dec. 8, 2004 -- The first detailed analysis of the chicken
genome has identified a chicken
counterpart to an important human immune system protein, revised scientists' assessment of the chick...
Scientists uncover clues to the mystery of 'gene deserts'
...mpare the human genome with the recently sequenced chicken
genome, they discovered that gene deserts actually...nd Nature resulting from the public release of the chicken
genome sequence earlier this year. LLNL and JGI researchers, led by Lisa Stubbs in LLNL's Biology an...
Chicken genomic sequence yields insight into vertebrate evolution
...nal Genome Research ( www.genome.org ) utilize the chicken
genomic sequence, in comparison with genomic seque...tive analysis in Nature ( www.nature.com ). The chicken
represents the most evolutionarily distant warm-blooded vertebrate relative to humans to have its ...
Oral saline spray may slash spread of exhaled pathogens
...le for measles, influenza, foot and mouth disease, chicken
pox, bronchitis, smallpox, and SARS. Airborne bacteria include anthrax, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Francisella tularensis, and tuberculosis. Edwards' co-authors include Howard Stone in Harvard's Division of Engineering and Applie...
A puzzle posed by black-headed ducks yields to persistent biologists
...t are not parasitized by other species. When white chicken
eggs were added to their nests, they rejected some but not all of them, much like the response of the two South American coot species to black-headed duck eggs. This supports the idea that rejection of the black-headed duck eggs is an incidental by-p...
Small seasonal changes can lead to big flu outbreaks
... condition as it is with other viral diseases like chicken
pox. Incorporating loss of immunity into a simple model of disease spread, Earn and colleagues at Princeton University and Harvard University found that under many scenarios, small seasonal changes in transmission rates can lead to regular, annual e...
St. Jude named 'Research Leader' by Scientific American magazine
...s been produced by growing the virus in fertilized chicken
eggs, a process that takes at least six months. Reverse genetics may one day revolutionize the way flu vaccine is produced, reducing vaccine development time and ending the current reliance on the egg supply.The Scientific American 50 appears in the ...
Molecule that helps DNA replicate may make good target for cancer therapy
...insky and her group are now beginning to work with chicken
blood cells to confirm that Mcm10 works the same way in vertebrates as in yeast....
New biosensor rapidly detects deadly foodborne pathogen
...E, Ind. - The pathogen responsible for a precooked chicken
recall last summer will become easier to detect in...company recalled nearly 37,000 pounds of precooked chicken
products that may have been contaminated by Listeria. The chicken
products had been distributed to w...
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