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Y Chromosome Gene Found To Have Protective Effect Against Acute Leukemia

Y CHROMOSOME GENE FOUND TO HAVE PROTECTIVE EFFECT AGAINST ACUTE LEUKEMIA

Study finds that loss of Y chromosome removes protective effect and is associated with an increased risk of development of leukemia...

DISCOVERY OF GENE OF EXTRA CHROMOSOME BOOSTS ZEBRA FINCH BIOLOGY

Researchers have identified the first gene of the germline-restricted chromosome in zebra finches, a finding that could pave the way...

 
 
 
Experimental Drug Extends Survival in Progeria

EXPERIMENTAL DRUG EXTENDS SURVIVAL IN PROGERIA

A report from a clinical trial for a drug to treat the rapid-aging disorder progeria, published in this week's Journal of the American...

Jackass Genomics - Did Donkeys Arise from an Inverted Chromosome?

JACKASS GENOMICS - DID DONKEYS ARISE FROM AN INVERTED CHROMOSOME?

In the world of genome sequencing, donkeys haven't received nearly as much attention as horses. But now a report on a new-and-improved...

 
 
 

A GRASP-BASED HEURISTIC FOR THE SORTING BY LENGTH-WEIGHTED INVERSIONS PROBLEM

Genome Rearrangements are large-scale mutational events that affect genomes during the evolutionary process. Therefore, these mutations...

The Biology Behind the Fertility Clinic Meltdown

THE BIOLOGY BEHIND THE FERTILITY CLINIC MELTDOWN

The spindle apparatus is among the most elegant structures in a cell, quickly self-assembling from microtubules and grabbing and aligning...

 
 
 

STUDYING MITOSIS' STRUCTURE TO UNDERSTAND THE INSIDE OF CANCER CELLS

Cell division is an intricately choreographed ballet of proteins and molecules that divide the cell. During mitosis, microtubule-organizing...

COUNTING CHROMOSOMES: PLANT SCIENTISTS SOLVE A CENTURY-OLD MYSTERY ABOUT REPRODUCTION

Geneticists have solved a century-old mystery by discovering a remarkable mechanism that enables plants to count their chromosomes....

 
 
 

ASIAN HORSES DEEPEN THE MSY PHYLOGENY

Summary Humans have shaped the population history of the horse ever since domestication about 5500 years ago. Comparative analyses...

X Chromosome Reactivation to Treat Rett Syndrome

X CHROMOSOME REACTIVATION TO TREAT RETT SYNDROME

A potential strategy to treat Rett syndrome by increasing expression of functional protein by reactivating the inactive X chromosome.

 
 
 
Protein Study Provides New Information About Down Stream

PROTEIN STUDY PROVIDES NEW INFORMATION ABOUT DOWN STREAM

New insight into Down's syndrome and its symptoms based on the study of proteins, reveals the different outcomes of an excess of chromosome...

Little Orla's greatest gift - a family Christmas at home 

LITTLE ORLA'S GREATEST GIFT - A FAMILY CHRISTMAS AT HOME 

Two-year-old Orla Healy, from Luton, was diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome - where a small piece of one chromosome is missing - while...

 
 
 

IDENTIFICATION OF COPY NUMBER VARIATIONS AND TRANSLOCATIONS IN CANCER CELLS FROM HI-C DATA

AbstractMotivationEukaryotic chromosomes adapt a complex and highly dynamic three-dimensional structure, which profoundly affects different...

AUTOMATED CLASSIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE MITOTIC SPINDLE FOLLOWING KNOCKDOWN OF A MITOSIS-RELATED PROTEIN

Cell division results in the equal segregation of chromosomes between two daughter cells. The mitotic spindle plays a pivotal role...

 
 
 

NEW NEMATODE ASSEMBLY SIMPLIFIES SEARCH FOR EVOLUTIONARY CLUES

Nematodes are both simple and complex, making them one of the most attractive animal taxa to study basic biological processes, including...

FINE MAPPING AND CANDIDATE GENE ANALYSIS OF THE QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCUS GW8.1 ASSOCIATED WITH GRAIN LENGTH IN RICE

Abstract A quantitative trait locus gw8.1 was detected in the population derived from a cross between the elite japonica cultivar,...

 
 
 

TELOMERE CHROMATIN ESTABLISHMENT AND ITS MAINTENANCE DURING MAMMALIAN DEVELOPMENT

Abstract Telomeres are specialized structures that evolved to protect the end of linear chromosomes from the action of the cell DNA...

IDENTIFICATION, CHARACTERIZATION, EXPRESSION PROFILING, AND VIRUS-INDUCED GENE SILENCING OF ARMADILLO REPEAT-CONTAINING PROTEINS IN TOMATO SUGGEST THEIR INVOLVEMENT IN TOMATO LEAF CURL NEW DELHI VIRUS RESISTANCE

Abstract Armadillo repeat family is well-characterized in several plant species for their involvement in multiple regulatory processes...

 
 
 

SACAS9 REQUIRES 5'-NNGRRT-3' PAM FOR SUFFICIENT CLEAVAGE AND POSSESSES HIGHER CLEAVAGE ACTIVITY THAN SPCAS9 OR FNCPF1 IN HUMAN CELLS

CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene therapy holds great promise for the treatment of human diseases. The protospacer adjacent motif , the sequence...

Creating an Epigenetic Barcode to Accurately Characterize Microbial Communities

CREATING AN EPIGENETIC BARCODE TO ACCURATELY CHARACTERIZE MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES

Unraveling the role of the microbiome in human health and environmental samples is an emerging priority in scientific study. But despite...