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CircMeta: a unified computational framework for genomic feature annotation and differential expression analysis of circular RNAs

5 hours ago   |   Oxford Journals   |   2 articles

AbstractMotivationCircular RNAs , a class of non-coding RNAs generated from non-canonical back-splicing events, have emerged to play key roles in many biological processes...
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Topology-independent and global protein structure alignment through an FFT-based algorithm

5 hours ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationProtein structure alignment is one of the fundamental problems in computational structure biology. A variety of algorithms have been developed to address this...
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Context awareness and embedding for biomedical event extraction

5 hours ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationBiomedical event extraction is fundamental for information extraction in molecular biology and biomedical research. The detected events form the central basis...
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MOOMIN - Mathematical explOration of 'Omics data on a MetabolIc Network

5 hours ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationAnalysis of differential expression of genes is often performed to understand how the metabolic activity of an organism is impacted by a perturbation...
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Molecular Cloning and Expression of a Cryptochrome Gene CiCRY - DASH1 from the Antarctic microalga Chlamydomonas sp. ICE-L

20 hours ago   |   Springer

Abstract Cryptochromes are flavin-binding proteins that sense blue and near-ultraviolet light and participate in the photoreactions of organisms and the regulation of...
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Genome Sequence of a Marine Carotenoid Producing Yeast Rhodotorula mucilaginosa CYJ03

1 day ago   |   Springer

Abstract Carotenoids are valuable pigments that have been widely used in food, pharmaceutical, animal breeding and cosmetics industries. Due to the increasing demand for...
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MiR-430 Can Affect the Mesoderm Formation and Metamorphosis of Paralichthys olivaceus by Targeting lefty Gene

1 day ago   |   Springer

Abstract MiR-430 is a non-coding small RNA that participates in early embryonic development by acting on the Nodal signaling pathway. Its functions in Paralichthys olivaceus...
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Propofol suppresses proliferation and metastasis of colorectal cancer cells by regulating miR-124-3p.1/AKT3

1 day ago   |   Springer

Abstract Background Propofol, an extensively used intravenous anesthetic agents during cancer resection surgery, has been confirmed to execute anti-tumor effect on multiple...
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Gold nanoparticle based double-labeling of melanoma extracellular vesicles to determine the specificity of uptake by cells and preferential accumulation in small metastatic lung tumors

2 days ago   |   Journal of Nanobiotechnology

Extracellular vesicles have shown great potential for targeted therapy, as they have a natural ability to pass through biological barriers and, depending on their origin, can...
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After AstraZeneca, Osbourn Reflects on Roles at CAT & MedImmune

After AstraZeneca, Osbourn Reflects on Roles at CAT & MedImmune

2 days ago   |   Xconomy

MedImmune, AstraZeneca's biologics division, is no more. The pharmaceutical giant announced last year that the name would be retired as part of a research and development...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

IAmScience Kaitlyn Waters

IAmScience Kaitlyn Waters

By Mariah Cox | Bond LSC It's common knowledge that all Ph.D. candidates must complete research in preparation for a dissertation, but what happens when one's faculty mentor... Read more ...

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Alumni Spotlight: Barry A. Johnson

Barry Johnson with his son and daughter. Barry Johnson '87 had a great experience at the university while working on his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering. Johnson... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Coronavirus Concerns, Sarepta's CRL, Eye Drug OK'd & More

Bio Roundup: Coronavirus Concerns, Sarepta's CRL, Eye Drug OK'd & More

Company news slowed somewhat this week, perhaps as some took the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday away from the office and others recovered from back-to-back meetings... Read more ...

Q&A With Eric Seaborg: Science Writer, Author, and Outdoorsman

Q&A With Eric Seaborg: Science Writer, Author, and Outdoorsman

Eric Seaborg Eric Seaborg, a writer and author, outdoorsman and environmentalist, has a love for hiking that he shared with his father, the late chemist and Nobel laureate... Read more ...

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Matt Hufford, associate professor at Iowa State University, helped produce a 26-line maize pangenome assembly collection Maize researchers have been rejoicing over a New Year's... Read more ...

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

Epizyme won accelerated FDA approval Thursday for a drug developed to treat the rare cancer epithelioid sarcoma. The regulatory decision for the Epizyme drug, tazemetostat... Read more ...

CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

Identifying genotype-phenotype links and causative genes from quantitative trait loci is challenging for complex agronomically important traits. To accelerate maize gene... Read more ...

Co-opted transposons help perpetuate conserved higher-order chromosomal...

Transposable elements make up half of mammalian genomes and shape genome regulation by harboring binding sites for regulatory factors. These include binding sites for... Read more ...

Why eating yogurt may help lessen the risk of breast cancer

One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria suggest researchers. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial... Read more ...

Why cells need acidic lysosomes

Little organs within cells called lysosomes digest unwanted material. And like stomachs, they must be acidic to do so. If they aren't, cells stop growing. Researchers wanted to... Read more ...