Genetics

COPLA, a taxonomic classifier of plasmids

2 days ago   |   BMC Bioinformatics

Plasmids are mobile genetic elements, key in the dissemination of antibiotic resistance, virulence determinants and other adaptive traits in bacteria. Obtaining a robust method...
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Screening for extremely rare pathogenic variants of monogenic diabetes using targeted panel sequencing

2 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Aims Maturity‐onset diabetes of the young is one of the rare monogenic forms of diabetes. To date, about 12 genes in the scientific literature are closely related to...
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Engineering chloroplast development in rice through cell‐specific control of endogenous genetic circuits

2 days ago   |   Wiley

Summary The engineering of C 4 photosynthetic activity into the C 3 plant rice has the potential to nearly double rice yields. To engineer a two-cell photosynthetic system in...
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In the absence of genetic variation, asexual invasive species find new methods of adapting to their environment

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research has found that two types of weevils, common yet invasive beetles in many parts of the world, have been using epigenetic changes to adapt and respond to different...
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An RNAi-independent role of AP1-like stress response factor Pap1 in centromere and mating-type silencing in Schizosaccaromyces pombe

3 days ago   |   Journal of Biosciences

Abstract Gene silencing in S. pombe occurs by heterochromatin formation at the centromere , mating-type and telomere loci. It is mediated by silencing factors including Swi6...
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A new genome assembly for the 'Fielder' wheat cultivar

3 days ago   |   Phys

Wheat is a staple in the diets of numerous cultures. Increasing wheat production efficiency would help feed more people and reduce associated agricultural costs. Genetic...
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Characterization and genome sequence of the genetically unique Escherichia bacteriophage vB EcoM IME392

4 days ago   |   Springer   |   2 articles

Abstract In this study, a novel Escherichia coli -specific bacteriophage, vB EcoM IME392, was isolated from chicken farm sewage in Qingdao, China. The genome of IME392 was...
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UFGI Publication Round-up: Week of 7/26/21

4 days ago   |   Genetics Institute

Multisite investigation of strategies for the clinical implementation of pre-emptive pharmacogenetic testing. Duarte JD, Dalton R, Elchynski AL, Smith DM, Cicali EJ, Lee JC...
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Dissecting indirect genetic effects from peers in laboratory mice

4 days ago   |   Genome Biology

The phenotype of an individual can be affected not only by the individual's own genotypes, known as direct genetic effects , but also by genotypes of interacting partners...
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Leading Groups Urge UK Government to Take Action to Harness Unique Contribution of Plant Genetic Innovation

4 days ago   |   ISAAA

The National Food Strategy, the United Kingdom's first commissioned independent review of the government's food policy, was launched last week. Leading groups in the United...
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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

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Abstract Pathological cardiac hypertrophy is the leading cause of heart failure, and miRNAs have been recognized as key factors in cardiac hypertrophy. This study aimed to... Read more ...

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Research refines platform to address immune disorders Dr. Esma Yolcu and Dr. Haval Shirwan, Co-pioneers of ProtEx technology By Davis Suppes | Bond LSC The things that protect... Read more ...

After 40 Years, HIV Presents Research Problems New and Old

After 40 Years, HIV Presents Research Problems New and Old

In the years since AIDS was first described in medical research, the scientific map of that disease has changed enormously. Once it was relatively empty. Now scientists... Read more ...

Exosomal circRNA HIPK3 knockdown inhibited cell proliferation and metastasis...

Abstract Prostate cancer is the second frequent malignancy among men in the world. Exosomal circular RNAs have been reported to function in PCa progression. The current study... Read more ...

Prognostic value and immunological characteristics of a novel...

Abstract Autophagy affects the development, progression, and prognosis of various cancers including pancreatic cancer. To develop an autophagy-related prognostic model of... Read more ...

Chiral nanomaterials for tumor therapy: autophagy, apoptosis, and...

Chirality is a fundamental characteristic of natural molecules and a crucial factor in the biochemical reactions of living cells and organisms. Recently, researchers have... Read more ...

Ramil the snow leopard tests positive for COVID at the San Diego Zoo

Zoo staff say the animal's symptoms are mild and are still investigating how he got infected Read more ...

Enhanced lignin biodegradation by consortium of white rot fungi: microbial...

As one of the major components of lignocellulosic biomass, lignin has been considered as the most abundant renewable aromatic feedstock in the world. Comparing with thermal or... Read more ...

Design and heterologous expression of a novel dimeric LL37 variant in Pichia...

The antimicrobial peptide LL37 is produced by white blood cells and various epithelial cells, and has the outstanding advantages of participating in immune regulation, causing... Read more ...