Genomics

Ultrasensitive deletion detection links mitochondrial DNA replication, disease, and aging

52 minutes ago   |   Genome Biology

Acquired human mitochondrial genome deletions are symptoms and drivers of focal mitochondrial respiratory deficiency, a pathological hallmark of aging and late-onset...
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Chromatin regulates expression of small RNAs to help maintain transposon methylome homeostasis in Arabidopsis

52 minutes ago   |   Genome Biology

Eukaryotic genomes are partitioned into euchromatic and heterochromatic domains to regulate gene expression and other fundamental cellular processes. However, chromatin is...
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Gut health startup Sun Genomics raises capital for personalized probiotics

12 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

Direct-to-consumer firm closes $9.25 million round to support its microbiome sequencing-based, customized probiotics...
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The qBED track: a novel genome browser visualization for point processes

16 hours ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractSummaryTransposon calling cards is a genomic assay for identifying transcription factor binding sites in both bulk and single cell experiments. Here we describe the...
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Genetic engineering of crops for insect resistance: An overview

1 day ago   |   Journal of Biosciences

Abstract Phytophagous insect incidence is a serious threat for reduction of crop productivity globally. There is an estimation of one fourth of crop is being destroyed by...
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Archaeal roots of intramembrane aspartyl protease siblings signal peptide peptidase and presenilin

1 day ago   |   Wiley

ABSTRACT Signal peptides help newly synthesized proteins reach the cell membrane or be secreted. As part of a biological process key to immune response and surveillance in...
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Replicating a genome starts with a twist, a pinch, and a bit of a dance

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

DNA replication begins with a set of proteins - the Origin of Replication Complex. Researchers published images of the human ORC in exquisite detail, showing how it changes...
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CRISPR-Cas9 Elucidates Seed Shattering Reduction during Rice Domestication

1 day ago   |   ISAAA

Researchers from the National Agricultural and Food Research Organization in Japan reported a mutation in OsSh1 causing non-shattering in a rice mutant cultivar using...
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Massive-scale Genomic Study of Almost 80,000 Accessions Reveals Wheat Diversity

1 day ago   |   ISAAA

Researchers have genetically characterized 79,191 samples of wheat from the germplasm banks of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center and the International Center...
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Research Reveals New Insights to Advance Cassava Breeding

1 day ago   |   ISAAA

Researchers at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture and partners from the NextGen Cassava Breeding Project have uncovered new details about the genetic...
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Finch Therapeutics Fetches $90M to Advance Microbiome Drug Pipeline

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When Seres Therapeutics reported positive late-stage data for its experimental microbiome treatment last month, scientists at Finch Therapeutics cheered the results from the... Read more ...

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Early detection and intervention stanched the first known introductions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus into North America and Europe, validating the effectiveness of quick... Read more ...

Arrowhead Pharma Shares Soar on Early Liver Data for RNAi Drug

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Chromatin regulates expression of small RNAs to help maintain transposon...

Eukaryotic genomes are partitioned into euchromatic and heterochromatic domains to regulate gene expression and other fundamental cellular processes. However, chromatin is... Read more ...

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