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UFGI PUBLICATION ROUND-UP WEEK 7/15

Interactive effects of As, Cd and Zn on their uptake and oxidative stress in As-hyperaccumulator Pteris vittata. Abid R, Manzoor M,...

QPARSE: SEARCHING FOR LONG-LOOPED OR MULTIMERIC G-QUADRUPLEXES POTENTIALLY DISTINCTIVE AND DRUGGABLE

AbstractMotivationG-quadruplexes are non-canonical nucleic acid conformations that are widespread in all kingdoms of life and are emerging...

 
 
 

EVOLUTIONARY GENE LOSS MAY HELP EXPLAIN WHY ONLY HUMANS ARE PRONE TO HEART ATTACKS

A KEY GENE BHLH115 IN IRON HOMEOSTASIS: COMPREHENSIVE BIOINFORMATICS ANALYSES IN ARABIDOPSIS , TOMATO, RICE, AND MAIZE

Abstract bHLH115 transcription factor is a positive regulator of the Fe-deficiency and plays essential roles in the stress-related...

 
 
 

ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY AND STRUCTURE OF A CONSENSUS HUMAN Β‐DEFENSIN AND ITS COMPARISON TO A NOVEL PUTATIVE HBD10

Abstract The spread of multi‐drug resistant bacteria owing to the intensive use of antibiotics is challenging current antibiotic therapies,...

CHARACTERIZATION OF FOUR POLYMORPHIC GENES CONTROLLING RED LEAF COLOR IN LETTUCE THAT HAVE UNDERGONE DISRUPTIVE SELECTION SINCE DOMESTICATION

Abstract Anthocyanins protect plants from biotic and abiotic stressors and provide great health benefits to consumers. In this study,...

 
 
 

THE MULTIOMICS EXPLAINER: EXPLAINING OMICS RESULTS IN THE CONTEXT OF A PATHWAY/GENOME DATABASE

High-throughput experiments can bring to light associations between genes, proteins and/or metabolites, many of which will be explainable...

TUMOR-INFILTRATING LYMPHOCYTES IN THE CHECKPOINT INHIBITOR ERA

Abstract Purpose of Review Checkpoint inhibitors block co-inhibitory signals which serves to promote T cell activation/reinvigoration...

 
 
 
RNA Sequencing SMRT Grant Winner to Help Hone New Therapeutic Strategy in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

RNA SEQUENCING SMRT GRANT WINNER TO HELP HONE NEW THERAPEUTIC STRATEGY IN ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA

Variety is the spice of life, and one of the drivers of genetic variation is gene splicing. After a gene is transcribed, there are...

A MULTIVARIATE POISSON-LOG NORMAL MIXTURE MODEL FOR CLUSTERING TRANSCRIPTOME SEQUENCING DATA

High-dimensional data of discrete and skewed nature is commonly encountered in high-throughput sequencing studies. Analyzing the network...

 
 
 
How a Mutation Turned Almonds from Toxin to Treat

HOW A MUTATION TURNED ALMONDS FROM TOXIN TO TREAT

Eating just 50 bitter almonds can release enough hydrogen cyanide to kill an adult in under 3 minutes. Fortunately, the sweet variety...

Netflix's sluggish subscriber growth marks 'one of the pivotal moments' in the company's story, says analyst Gene Munster

NETFLIX'S SLUGGISH SUBSCRIBER GROWTH MARKS 'ONE OF THE PIVOTAL MOMENTS' IN THE COMPANY'S STORY, SAYS ANALYST GENE MUNSTER

Netflix revealed in its second-quarter earnings that it missed the mark on subscriber growth, adding only 2.7 million subscribers versus...

 
 
 
Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment

AUTISM LARGELY CAUSED BY GENETICS, NOT ENVIRONMENT

He largest study of its kind, involving more than 2 million people across five countries, finds that autism spectrum disorders are...

 
 
 
Amy Schumer's Son Gene Fist Pumps In Celebration of Her Emmy Nomination

AMY SCHUMER'S SON GENE FIST PUMPS IN CELEBRATION OF HER EMMY NOMINATION

Congratulations to Amy Schumer! The actress and comedian's Netflix special, Amy Schumer Growing, has scored an Emmy nomination for...

ENGINEERING E. COLI FOR ENHANCED SENSITIVITY TO THE AUTOINDUCER‐2 QUORUM SENSING SIGNAL

Abstract The autoinducer‐2 quorum sensing system is involved in a range of population‐based bacterial behaviors and has been engineered...

 
 
 

AVEXIS INC.: MANAGER, FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS

AveXis Inc.: OverviewReady to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated...

Healthy Living Counteracts Alzheimer's Genetic Risk

HEALTHY LIVING COUNTERACTS ALZHEIMER'S GENETIC RISK

Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer's disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk,...

 
 
 
Wet Hot American Summer

WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER

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CIBUS ISSUED NEW PATENT FOR INCREASING EFFICIENCY OF GENE-EDITING IN PLANTS

Further Extends Cibus Intellectual Property for its Precise Gene-Editing Technologies - SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Cibus,...