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

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

1 day ago   |   Xconomy

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...
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Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

Project to Rapidly Sequence Maize Pangenome Delivers Publicly Available Resource

1 day ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

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...
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Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

Epizyme's Soft Tissue Cancer Drug Granted Speedy FDA Approval

1 day ago   |   Xconomy

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...
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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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Generalizable sgRNA design for improved CRISPR/Cas9 editing efficiency

2 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationThe development of CRISPR/Cas9 technology has provided a simple yet powerful system for targeted genome editing. In recent years, this system has been widely...
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FDA Flags Risk of Infection, Kidney Damage for Sarepta Duchenne Drugs

FDA Flags Risk of Infection, Kidney Damage for Sarepta Duchenne Drugs

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

Safety concerns stymied Sarepta Therapeutics' attempt to win FDA approval last August for golodirsen , its second Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug. But an appeal of the...
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Biochemical characterization and structural insights into the high substrate affinity of a dimeric and Ca2+ independent Bacillus subtilis α‐amylase

3 days ago   |   Wiley

ABSTRACT An extracellular amylase produced by a newly isolated Bacillus subtilis strain US572 was purified and characterized. AmyKS showed maximal activity at pH 6 and 60 °C...
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CEOs of Women's Health Companies Fight to Open Investment Floodgates

CEOs of Women's Health Companies Fight to Open Investment Floodgates

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

Talking about sex with potential investors? For EvoFem Biosciences CEO Saundra Pelletier, it's the first item on the docket. Her company recently submitted Amphora, a...
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Emendo Eyes the Clinic for CRISPR Therapy That Makes Single-Gene Edits

Emendo Eyes the Clinic for CRISPR Therapy That Makes Single-Gene Edits

3 days ago   |   Xconomy

CRISPR gene editing offers the potential to selectively edit the genetic mutations causing inherited diseases, but Emendo Biotherapeutics CEO David Baram contends it's not...
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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 ...