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Genetic Mutations and Cancer Can be Detected Using New Smartphone Accessory

GENETIC MUTATIONS AND CANCER CAN BE DETECTED USING NEW SMARTPHONE ACCESSORY

The new add-on microscope attachment for smartphones could help in easier DNA sequencing and analysis of genetic mutations.

Study Identifies Link Between Obesity-Related Diseases and Epigenetic Changes

STUDY IDENTIFIES LINK BETWEEN OBESITY-RELATED DISEASES AND EPIGENETIC CHANGES

The study provides insight into the relationship between DNA methylation, BMI and obesity associated diseases.

 
 
 

NEW STUDY REVEALS THE STRUCTURE OF DNA HELICASE AT THE REPLICATION FORK

Scientists at Van Andel Research Institute and Rockefeller University have successfully described a crucial structure involved in DNA...

SMILE-SEQ: A NEW TECHNIQUE SPEEDS UP GENETICS

Scientists at EPFL have developed a technique that can be a game-changer for genetics by making the characterization of DNA-binding...

 
 
 
Arrests made in Kim Kardashian Paris robbery

ARRESTS MADE IN KIM KARDASHIAN PARIS ROBBERY

15 people were arrested in all over the robbery, in part thanks to DNA traces left behind.

 
 
 

PRINCESS: PRIVACY-PROTECTING RARE DISEASE INTERNATIONAL NETWORK COLLABORATION VIA ENCRYPTION THROUGH SOFTWARE GUARD EXTENSIONS

Motivation: We introduce PRINCESS, a privacy-preserving international collaboration framework for analyzing rare disease genetic data...

GUT MICROBIOTA COMPOSITION ASSOCIATED WITH ALTERATIONS IN CARDIORESPIRATORY FITNESS AND PSYCHOSOCIAL OUTCOMES AMONG BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS

Abstract Purpose In this proof-of-concept pilot study, our purpose was to determine correlations between gut microbiota composition...

 
 
 
Grail Raising $1Billion to Fund Trials for Cancer DNA Test

GRAIL RAISING $1BILLION TO FUND TRIALS FOR CANCER DNA TEST

Grail, the Menlo Park, CA-based diagnostic startup unveiled last year by the genome sequencing giant Illumina , plans to raise over...

 
 
 
Zinc-rich short ribs could provide nutrients you need to avoid cancer and heart disease

ZINC-RICH SHORT RIBS COULD PROVIDE NUTRIENTS YOU NEED TO AVOID CANCER AND HEART DISEASE

A new study has found that adding just four milligrams of zinc to your diet reduces 'wear and tear' on the DNA, extending your lifespan...

Enzyme MMP9 Protects Against Colorectal Cancer by Suppressing Tumors

ENZYME MMP9 PROTECTS AGAINST COLORECTAL CANCER BY SUPPRESSING TUMORS

Human colon carcinoma cells that overexpressed MMP9 showed decreased cell proliferation, less DNA damage and cell cycle arrest.

 
 
 

INMODE: TOOLS FOR LEARNING AND VISUALIZING INTRA-MOTIF DEPENDENCIES OF DNA BINDING SITES

Summary: Recent studies have shown that the traditional position weight matrix model is often insufficient for modeling transcription...

Discovery of Mutation May Help Bacteria to Tolerate Antibiotic Therapy

DISCOVERY OF MUTATION MAY HELP BACTERIA TO TOLERATE ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY

Mutation is the alteration in the DNA sequence, prolonged infection in infants may reveal mutation that helps bacteria to tolerate...

 
 
 
Increasing Dietary Zinc Intake Reduces DNA Strand Breaks

INCREASING DIETARY ZINC INTAKE REDUCES DNA STRAND BREAKS

A moderate 4-mg/d increase in dietary zinc, similar to that which would be expected from zinc-biofortified crops, improves zinc absorption.

TRAINING ALIGNMENT PARAMETERS FOR ARBITRARY SEQUENCERS WITH LAST-TRAIN

Summary: LAST-TRAIN improves sequence alignment accuracy by inferring substitution and gap scores that fit the frequencies of substitutions,...

 
 
 

POISONOUS OR NON-POISONOUS PLANTS? DNA-BASED TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS FOR ACCURATE IDENTIFICATION

Abstract Plant exposures are among the most frequently reported cases to poison control centres worldwide. This is a growing condition...

The expansion and performance of national newborn screening programmes for cystic fibrosis in Europe

THE EXPANSION AND PERFORMANCE OF NATIONAL NEWBORN SCREENING PROGRAMMES FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS IN EUROPE

Publication date: Available online 30 December 2016 Author(s): Jürg Barben, Carlo Castellani, Jeannette Dankert-Roelse, Silvia Gartner,...

 
 
 

CAME: IDENTIFICATION OF CHROMATIN ACCESSIBILITY FROM NUCLEOSOME OCCUPANCY AND METHYLOME SEQUENCING

Motivation: Chromatin accessibility plays a key role in epigenetic regulation of gene activation and silencing. Open chromatin regions...

BASE PAIR BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC. AND NEXMOS, INC. CREATE THE FIRST DNA APTAMERS THAT INHIBIT VITAMIN C OXIDATION

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