Navigation Links
New genomic study provides a glimpse of how whales could adapt to ocean
Date:11/24/2013

ht produce more reactive oxygen species (ROS), harmful compounds that can damage DNA. Glutathione is a well-known antioxidant that prevents damage to important cellular components by ROS. In this study, researchers provided evidence to support that there is an increased ratio of reduced glutathione/glutathione disulfide when suffering hypoxic or oxidative stress.

Minke whales and other Mysticeti whale species grow baleen instead of teeth. It's previously reported that the genes ENAM, MMP, and AMEL might play a role in tooth enamel formation and biomineralization. This study showed that these genes may be pseudogenes with early stop codons in the baleen whales. In addition, researchers found that the gene families related to whale's body hair and sensory receptors were contracted, such as Keratin-related gene families associated with hair formation, several Hox genes that play an important role in the body plan and embryonic development.

Xuanmin Guang, project manager from BGI, said, "Minke whale is the first marine mammal that has been sequenced with such high-depth genome coverage. The genome data not only can help us know much more about the adaption mechanisms underlying minke whale, but also provides invaluable resource for marine mammal's future studies such as diseases control and prevention, species conservation,and protection."


'/>"/>

Contact: Jia Liu
liujia@genomics.cn
BGI Shenzhen
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Baylor, DNAnexus, Amazon Web Services collaboration enables largest-ever cloud-based analysis of genomic data
2. Coimbra Genomics and BGI join forces to conquer stomach cancer
3. New NIH-funded resource focuses on use of genomic variants in medical care
4. Georgia State researcher gets $499,209 NSF grant to advance sociogenomics
5. Genetics in Medicine publishes special issue dedicated to genomics in electronic health records
6. Mayo Clinic hosts NIH genomics director at Individualizing Medicine Conference
7. NIH program explores the use of genomic sequencing in newborn healthcare
8. Researchers develop software tool for cancer genomics
9. HSCI researchers extend human epigenomic map
10. Genomic atlas of gene switches in plants provides roadmap for crop research
11. New genomics research project to eliminate Listeria from food supply
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/17/2015)... June 17, 2015  Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: ... today announced that Xiaomi, one of the world,s ... ClearPad ® family of capacitive touchscreen ... circuits (DDICs) for its latest smartphones, the Xiaomi ... for full in-cell display solutions and DDICs in ...
(Date:6/16/2015)... Fingerprint Cards has received an order ... company,s portfolio from one of its module partners in ... place during the third quarter 2015. The sensors will be ... Jörgen Lantto, CEO of FPC, comments: " This ... interest from smartphone OEMs in integrating touch fingerprint sensors in ...
(Date:6/15/2015)... Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the "Company") a ... announces that its leading payment security technology, the Wocket® smart ... NYC June 18th. Digital Experience! @ NYC is ... to over 300 of the top media covering the sector. ... New York City from 6:00 to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 2Synaptics Touchscreen and Display Driver IC Solutions Power Xiaomi's Latest Flagship Smartphones 3FPC Receives Order for Touch Fingerprint Sensors of 375 MSEK 2Wocket Smart Wallet Exhibiting at Pepcom Digital Experience! @ NYC June 18th 2Wocket Smart Wallet Exhibiting at Pepcom Digital Experience! @ NYC June 18th 3
... the Amazon before the arrival of Europeans, with little ... of research led by Crystal McMichael and Mark Bush ... overturns the idea the Amazon was a cultural parkland ... vast tracts of the landscape. The Amazon Basin ...
... PHILADELPHIA Healthy humans harbor an enormous and diverse ... their intestines. These microbial partners provide beneficial aid in ... development of a healthy immune system. In a new ... David Artis, PhD, associate professor of Microbiology, and Michael ...
... descend on Virginia Tech beginning June 24 bringing with them ... boost to the Blacksburg area in excess of $2 million. ... the largest conferences ever held in Blacksburg with 13 simultaneous ... molecules macromolecules that are having a huge impact ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists reconstruct pre-Columbian human effects on the Amazon Basin 2Brothers in arms: Commensal bacteria help fight viruses 2Scientific meeting at Virginia Tech will make more than $2 million economic impact 2Scientific meeting at Virginia Tech will make more than $2 million economic impact 3
(Date:7/6/2015)... June 29, 2015 ... the addition of the "Biotechnology for the ... Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist, ideal for non-Scientists and ... techniques and potential of biotechnology. Ideal ... basic theory, principles, techniques, and potential of biotechnology ...
(Date:7/5/2015)... ... 06, 2015 , ... For many years, metal-on-quartz filters were the industry standard ... as a Varian Cary 4000-7000, a Perkin Elmer 800-1100 or a Shimadzu 3600-3700, these ... used them for their SRM-2031 series going back for many years. Unfortunately, these standards ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 03, 2015 , ... The global ... of 7.52% from 2015 to 2020. The bioscience market is expected to grow at ... increased use of failure analysis equipment in the research labs and academic institutions for ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... 3, 2015 Forskere ... 2015 på  http://www.openinnovationinscience.at om efteruddannelsesprogrammet "Lab ... sted i Wien .  ... internationale forskere og videnskabsmænd foretaget af Ludwig ... udfordringer for sundhedsvidenskaben manglen på incitamenter til ...
Breaking Biology Technology:FireflySci Simplifies the Calibration of UV Spectrophotometers with FUV Photometric Accuracy Standards 2FireflySci Simplifies the Calibration of UV Spectrophotometers with FUV Photometric Accuracy Standards 3Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 2Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 3Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 4Failure Analysis Market to Grow at 7.52% CAGR to 2020 5Lancering af verdens første åbne innovationsprogram til uddannelse af forskere 2Lancering af verdens første åbne innovationsprogram til uddannelse af forskere 3
... ... receiving earlier seasonal flu shot can double the risk of contracting the ... Health Organization and delays in the flu shot program in some of ... safety and efficacy of all flu shots along with the H1N1 pandemic ...
... , LES ULIS, France, October 14 ... Market Quantel`s 308 Excimer System for,Psoriasis and Vitiligo in the ... QUA), a leading manufacturer of solid state lasers,announced today that ... leading researcher and developer of light-based,systems for medical and cosmetic ...
... OXFORD, England, October 14 PharmaTelevision(R), ... announced that it is teaming up with the EBD ... Media Training. , Dr Fintan ... said, "Standing out and attaining share of voice is,becoming ...
Cached Biology Technology:FluStop natural flu remedy sales increase 700% with confusion about new flu shot study and H1N1 2Quantel Signs a Distribution Agreement With US-based National Biological 2PharmaTelevision Turns the Media Spotlight Upon BIO-Europe 2
Mouse monoclonal [5H9] to RAD52 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 5893 SwissProtID: P43351...
DNA sequencing - plasmids or PCR fragments, 3-7 working days service....
Purified anti-LAT...
Nuclear/Cytosol Fractionation Kit Research Focus: other Storage Temperature: 4C Shipping Temperature: 4C...
Biology Products: