Navigation Links
Genetics Society of America's GENETICS journal highlights for May 2013
Date:4/30/2013

is Month's Perspectives
Charles Darwin's mitochondria, pp. 21-25
J. Hayman
Scholars have long speculated over the nature of Charles Darwins debilitating illness, with most diagnoses stressing psychogenic roots. In this Perspectives, John Hayman proposes that Darwin suffered from a mitochondrial genetic disease, MELAS syndrome, caused by a maternally inherited, relatively common A3243G point mutation in the mitochondrial chromosome. Here the hypothesis is examined by a review of Darwin's symptoms, in comparison to MELAS syndrome, and by an examination of related illnesses in his maternal family.


'/>"/>

Contact: Phyllis Edelman
pedelman@genetics-gsa.org
301-634-7302
Genetics Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related biology news :

1. Genetics defines a distinct liver disease
2. Ludwig presents advancements in immunotherapy and epigenetics at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting
3. Ludwig advancements in immunotherapy and epigenetics top scientific program at AACR
4. Genetics Society of Americas Genetics journal highlights for April 2013
5. Epigenetics studies take root in plants
6. Education resource focuses on teaching population genetics using current research
7. Spiral Genetics Closes $3 Million in Funding Led by DFJ and Announces Partnership with Omicia
8. Epigenetics mechanism may help explain effects of moms nutrition on her childrens health
9. Oxfords Gero Miesenböck is awarded The Brain Prize 2013 for his pioneering work on optogenetics
10. Genetics Society of Americas Genetics journal highlights for March 2013
11. Geneticist Svante Pääbo receives the $500,000 Gruber Genetics Prize
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... suite of perilous threats in today,s ocean. From ... change, fragile coral ecosystems are disappearing at unprecedented ... species of corals surrounding the island of Moorea ... their tropical environment: coral guard-crabs. New research from ... Station scientist Seabird McKeon and the museum,s predoctoral ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... gut bacteria called Clostridium ramosum , coupled with a ... is published this week in mBio , the online ... A research team from the German Institute of Human Nutrition ... including C. ramosum gained weight when fed a ... were less obese even when consuming a high-fat diet, ...
(Date:9/29/2014)... September 29: Between 1970 and 2010 populations of ... globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living ... (WWF). This biodiversity loss occurs disproportionately in low-income ... high-income countries. , In addition to the precipitous ... to other warning signs about the overall health ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Smithsonian scientists discover coral's best defender against an army of sea stars 2Gut bacteria promote obesity in mice 2Half of global wildlife lost, says new WWF report 2
... This release is available in Spanish . ... emerald ash borer could mean improved traps for monitoring and ... of Agriculture (USDA) entomologist Allard Coss and his colleagues. ... part of a multidisciplinary team of scientists from USDA,s Agricultural ...
... WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 Moms-to-be long have been ... staying fit during pregnancy is good for both mother and ... that exercising strengthens a fetus, heart control, many pregnant women ... up for prenatal yoga classes; others found new ways to ...
... WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 Timing is everything. That,s ... created by the pancreas to break down food. When the ... reach the gut, where they get to work releasing and ... is wrong and the enzymes are activated too soon, they ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists exploit ash tree pest's chemical communication 2Physically active moms-to-be give babies a head start on heart health 2Physically active moms-to-be give babies a head start on heart health 3Findings may help keep pancreatic disease off the menu 2
(Date:10/1/2014)... New applications of structures and materials that ... nature over millennia are featured in a special ... in biophotonics in the October issue of the ... by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, ... articles are accessible via open access. , “Biomimetic and ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Slone ... Clinical Therapeutics, Healthcare IT, and Laboratory Testing industries, reported ... positions at the director level and above from July ... to stay on top of rapid breakthroughs in diagnostics, ... many diagnostic companies have been forced to fold, consolidate, ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded ... as part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College ... by the Department of Labor and Department of Education. ... E. Perez and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced ... to nearly 270 colleges across the country. , ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Industry leaders from retail ... around the theme, ,Commercial Opportunities in the Era of ... Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, ... a gathering of some of the industry,s most prominent ... today and in the future. The Elsevier ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biomimetic and bioinspired materials enable new healthcare options, reports Journal of Biomedical Optics 2Biomimetic and bioinspired materials enable new healthcare options, reports Journal of Biomedical Optics 3Slone Partners Meets Growing Demand as Industry Focuses on Reimbursement & Regulation 2U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards SIUE Nearly $10-Million Grant 2U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards SIUE Nearly $10-Million Grant 3U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards SIUE Nearly $10-Million Grant 4Elsevier Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Economics Conference 2014 To Convene Industry Leaders to Discuss Top Healthcare Business Issues 2Elsevier Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Economics Conference 2014 To Convene Industry Leaders to Discuss Top Healthcare Business Issues 3
... Feb. 21 Keryx Biopharmaceuticals,Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) ... at 8:30 a.m. EST to discuss the fourth quarter ... Michael S. Weiss, Chairman,and Chief Executive Officer of the ... results for this period in a press release to ...
... 13, 2008 at 9:00 am (Eastern) ... am (Pacific) / 9:00 pm (Beijing/Hong Kong), SHANGHAI, ... WX ) ("WuXi PharmaTech" or "the Company"), the ... announced that it will release unaudited,financial results for the ...
... 5% annually over the next five ... to Millennium Research Group, WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 21 ... the US market for,fixed C-arm systems, comprising units used for ... in 2007 and will,rise to over $1.8 billion by 2012., ...
Cached Biology Technology:Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. to Hold Conference Call on Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2007 Financial Results on Monday, February 25, at 8:30 A.M. EST 2WuXi PharmaTech Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Earnings Release on Wednesday, March 12, 2008 2Fixed C-Arms Revolutionize Operating Room Environments 2
... The MBS Satellite Thermal ... and flexible solution for medium ... The MBS combines the latest ... friendly software and PC control, ...
45° Fixed Angle Rotor for use in the IEC Centra CL2, Centra CL3/CL3R, HN-SII, and the Centra-MP4/MP4R....
Glycerokinase; from Bacillus stearothermophilus...
...
Biology Products: