Tag: "genome" at biology news
Revealed -- Mosquito genes that could be controlling the spread of killer viruses
...dy is the first of its kind on the newly-sequenced genome
of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is also publi...pe made by parts of this mosquitos newly-sequenced genome
which are involved with immunity. By working to understand as much as possible about these genes, an...
K-State biochemist contributes to article in Science magazine
...uters using new information from the Aedes aegypti genome
sequencing project and data stored at the National Center for Biotechnology Information, which is part of the National Library of Medicine. "There's so much information that it requires help from computers to analyze and make sense of it," Kanost s...
Hepatitis B drug can compromise HIV treatment
...rse transcriptase enzyme that HIV uses to copy its genome
inside an infected cell. Thus, there was a possibility that treating co-infected patients for hepatitis B with entecavir might also have an effect on HIV. But earlier tests by Bristol-Myers Squibb using techniques available at the time did not detect...
DOE JGI upgrades its Microbial Genome Analysis System
... plasmids not associated with a specific microbial genome
sequencing project. Among these genomes, 2,558 are finished and 257 are draft genomes. IMG 2.2 contains 227 microbial genomes sequenced at JGI, consisting of 131 finished and 96 draft genomes. IMG 2.2 also features enhanced data exploration and ana...
Nobel scientists Craig Mello and John Mather to speak on origins of life and universe
...RNAi) works and describe how, along with the human genome
sequence, it promises to revolutionize medicine. The event is sponsored by the Library of Congress John W. Kluge Center and Science, Business and Technology Division, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). For additiona...
Human genetic 'deserts' are teeming with significant life
Nice, France: Many of the areas of the human genome
previously thought to be deserts are in fact teemi...Tuesday 19 June). Most known human genes in the genome
map are still incompletely annotated, says Professor Alexandre Reymond, from the Centre for Integrat...
How the Biotech Revolution Is Changing the Way We Fight Disease
...er Institute announced the beginning of the cancer genome
atlas project, a large-scale endeavor to map every...still baffling disease. This spin-off of the human genome
project is only the latest exciting research advance in a decades-long quest to fully understand the...
Potent possibilities for parasite attack
...ly 200 out of more than 8000 genes present in each genome
were found to be differentially distributed betwee... researchers found only five genes in the L. major genome
for which no trace could be found in the other two species. By contrast, in Plasmodium, which causes...
Mutating the entire genome
...on-Gene Stretches of the Genetic Blueprint The genome
is the genetic blueprint of a living organism. It ...oxP DNA can be mutated. Because the whole mouse genome
has been sequenced the order and location of base pairs determined in detail scientists can identi...
Ultra deep sequencing identifies HIV drug resistance at early stage
...esearcher Michael Kozal, M.D., using an innovative genome
sequencing technology that quickly detects rare viral mutations. Kozal, associate professor of medicine at Yale and senior author of the retrospective study that used samples from an earlier clinical trial, presented the findings today at the 16th...
Exploring the dark matter of the genome
...ons -- DNAs similar to viruses that hop around the genome
and are capable of disrupting gene function. "D...ether." Thus the first "substantially complete" genome
sequence of Drosophila, published in Science in March, 2000 by the Berkeley Drosophila Genome Projec...
New findings challenge established views on human genome
...mise to reshape our understanding of how the human genome
functions. The findings challenge the traditional ...mprehensive catalog of all components of the human genome
crucial for biological function. This impressive effort has uncovered many exciting surprises and...
UVa-led team uncovers important secret in gene replication
... The time of replication of different parts of our genome
is very nicely correlated with the chromatin packa...that turn off cancer cells, reside in areas of the genome
with asynchronous replication, the cancer cell can turn such genes off merely by mutating the one ac...
ENCODE map changes view of the human genome landscape
...ommentary and perspectives on how our views of the genome
have changed as a result of the ENCODE investigati...hat at least 35% more promoters exist in the human genome
than are currently annotated. Interestingly, about one-fourth of the newly identified and validate...
New findings challenge established views about human genome
...ally functional elements in 1 percent of the human genome
in the journal Nature. The analysis was led by the...mprehensive catalog of all components of the human genome
crucial for biological function. The findings promise to reshape our understanding of how the hum...
University of Washington researchers play leading role in major study of human genome function
...dramatically boosts understanding of how the human genome
functions. While previous studies of the human genome
have focused mainly on genes, this study provides insight into the non-gene sequences making up the ...
The wider view from a detailed focus
...dy of the organization and regulation of the human genome
published today changes our concept of how our genome
works. The integrated study is an exhaustive analysis of 1% of the genome
that, for the first tim...
NIH awards nearly $21 million to fund cutting-edge research equipment
...cally than current instruments and will facilitate genome
research on several important diseases including epilepsy, psychiatric disorders, autism, cardiovascular disorders, and cancer....
Breakthrough developments in rheumatoid arthritis reported
...ns to the basic building blocks of life the human genome
to figure out what makes these people susceptible to the disabling inflammatory condition. Dr. Gregersen has finally closed the circle between key genes identified in his laboratory at the Robert S. Boas Center for Genomics and Human Genetics at...
Identification of genetic risk factor for coeliac disease promises improved treatment
...have enabled us to scan variation across the human genome
in large numbers of people for association to dise...e Sanger Institute made available to the study the genome
data on 1500 British individuals used as controls (i.e without coeliac disease). The consortium stud...
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