Genetics

CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

2 hours ago   |   Genome Biology

Identifying genotype-phenotype links and causative genes from quantitative trait loci is challenging for complex agronomically important traits. To accelerate maize gene...
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'Jumping genes' help stabilize DNA folding patterns

22 hours ago   |   Phys   |   2 articles

"Jumping genes"-bits of DNA that can move from one spot in the genome to another-are well-known for increasing genetic diversity over the long course of evolution. Now, new...
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The genome of kenaf provides insights into bast fiber and leaf shape biogenesis

1 day ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Kenaf is an ancient crop that is widely cultivated as a source of bast fibers, the phytoremediation of heavy metal‐contaminated farmlands, and textile relevant...
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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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The regulators active during iron deficiency

1 day ago   |   Phys

Iron deficiency is a critical situation for plants, which respond using specific genetic programmes. Biologists from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and Michigan State...
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Transcriptome Responses of Hygromycin B Resistance Gene-Transformed, Hygromycin B-Adaptive and Wild Nannochloropsis oceanica Strains to Hygromycin B

1 day ago   |   Springer

Abstract In order to decipher the hygromycin B tolerance and resistance mechanisms of Nannochloropsis oceanica , the transcriptome profiles of a transgenic strain carrying a...
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Morbigenous brain region and gene detection with a genetically evolved random neural network cluster approach in late mild cognitive impairment

2 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationThe multimodal data fusion analysis becomes another important field for brain disease detection and increasing researches concentrate on using neural network...
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Transfer index, NetUniFrac and some useful shortest path-based distances for community analysis in sequence similarity networks

2 days ago   |   Oxford Journals   |   2 articles

AbstractMotivationPhylogenetic trees and the methods for their analysis have played a key role in many evolutionary, ecological and bioinformatics studies. Alternatively...
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PV Clinical Specialist or Senior PV Clinical Specialist - GENENTECH - San Diego, CA

2 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   3 articles

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to...From Genentech...
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Scientists identify gene that puts brakes on tissue growth

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

The planarian flatworm is a simple animal with a mighty ability: it can regenerate itself from nearly every imaginable injury, including decapitation. Scientists have studied...
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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

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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

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Why cells need acidic lysosomes

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