Understanding how weeds are resistant to herbicides
... in the Keck Center at the U of I. The genetic sequence
will allow scientists to study herbicide ... of having the genetic data. "Once we obtain the sequence
of a resistance gene, we can develop molecular ... it is resistant or not because we know the gene sequence
and we know the mutation and the mechanism."
ISU researchers find possible treatment for spinal muscular atrophy
... becomes mRNA by splicing out certain parts of the sequence
that are non-coding, meaning they don't help the ... intronic sequences, sometimes referred to as junk sequence
because it is originally copied from junk DNA.
... because of the presence of a specific intronic sequence
in the gene or DNA.
To make SMN2 behave as ...
Mystery E. coli genes essential for survival of many species
... the University of Dundee has examined the genome sequence
of this workhorse of the laboratory and spotted ... Bacteriology .
The effort over recent years to sequence
genomes of various important species has ... work is a good example of where having a genome sequence
opens up many possible avenues of enquiry. It ...
Landmark project to map genomics of complex ant systems
... Gerardo put together a project to not only sequence
ant genomes for the first time, but also the ... species.
Entering new territory
Roche will sequence
the DNA using its proprietary high-throughput ... millions of dollars and extensive manpower to sequence
just one organism.
"We're entering completely ...
Natural-born divers and the molecular traces of evolution
... pressure, they went on to study the molecular sequence
of myoglobin in small aquatic mammals such as ... therefore it can be predicted if the amino acid sequence
is known. Dr. Berenbrink's team have determined large parts of the myoglobin sequence
for four different species of insectivores, and ...
CSHL scientists harness logic of 'Sudoku' math puzzle to vastly enhance genome-sequencing capability
... it is possible to use the Sudoku method to sequence
more than a hundred thousand DNA samples," says ... as identification markers and thus tell which sequence
belonged to which sample.
"But this approach ... which pool contains which samples, we can link a sequence
to an individual sample with high confidence," ...
Midget plant gets makeover
... just released a new version of the genome sequence
of this model plant, which includes an array of ... and we've made extensive updates to the genome sequence
based on new sequence
data submitted to TAIR."
In 2000, ...
Domestication of Capsicum annuum chile pepper provides insights into crop origin and evolution
... questions, Dr. Kim and his team examined DNA sequence
variation and patterns at three nuclear loci in a ... of C. annuum. On the basis of patterns in the sequence
data, Dr. Kim et al. hypothesize that chiles were ... among cultivated populations was reflected in DNA sequence
variation. This separation suggests that seed ...
The SIB recognizes the next generation of bioinformaticians
... between protein residues entirely based on sequence
data, using multiple sequence
alignments of similar proteins.
Dr. Burger has ... infer protein-protein interactions directly from sequence
alignments with high accuracy.
SIB 2009 Young ...
Scientists sequence genome of the N2-fixing, soil-living bacterium Azotobacter vinelandii
... and Virginia Tech, have completed the genome sequence
of Azotobacter vinelandii , uncovering important ... a process called respiratory protection. The sequence
of the bacteria's genome allowed the team of ... dehydrogenase and a formate dehydrogenase. The sequence
also provided important information on the genes ...
New piece found in the puzzle of epigenetics
... an organism are not regulated solely by the DNA sequence
of its genes: Superordinate regulatory mechanisms ... In humans this domain consists of 52 repeats of a sequence
of seven amino acids. For RNA synthesis the ... amino acid serine at position 7 of this repeat sequence
is provided with an additional phosphate group. ...
Caltech scientists reveal how neuronal activity is timed in brain's memory-making circuits
... in an environment is represented and stored as a sequence
of point locations. If the rat visits the same ... ambiguous. Representing the rat trajectory as a sequence
of segments oriented in space resolves such ... receive inputs from the hippocampus in a specific sequence
rather than all at once," explains Siapas.
Rapid approach to identify influenza A virus mutations and drug resistance developed
... a novel approach to uncover the complete sequence
of any influenza A virus, including H1NI, with ... amplify full genomes of influenza A viruses and sequence
them within a day, was developed at the Genome ... contains probes which can reveal the complete sequence
of the flu virus from patient samples, it enables ...
A genome may reduce your carbon footprint
... a computer to cheaply store, access, and analyze sequence
information, emphasis is increasingly being ... published study examined the impact of very cheap sequence
data (approximately 1USD per genome) on ... of cheap sequencing capacity, neither complete sequence
assembly nor gene annotation is required to apply ...
New genomic technique uncovers coral transcriptome
... emulsion PCR, and results in 2-5 fold greater 454 sequence
output than in any previously reported attempts. ... "These tools allow for the rapid development of sequence
resources for any organism at a low cost a few ... approximately 11,000 genes on the basis of sequence
similarity with known proteins, over 30,000 ...
Genetic secrets of date palm unlocked by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
"We have generated a draft DNA sequence
and initial assembly of the date palm using the ... offers data quality between that of the expressed sequence
tag (EST) method and the traditional whole-genome ... his colleagues will continue to improve the draft sequence
and publish their data. Meanwhile, they are ...
A genomic CluE for cloud computing
... over the internet, might be used to process DNA sequence
"There is a new initiative by NSF to ... clusters of computers are a better option for DNA sequence
analysis than local clusters of computers."
... is to develop the software required to analyze sequence
data in parallel (on many computers ...
Bovine genome provides clues to possible new developments
... of researchers who have developed an annotated sequence
of the cattle genome which could lead to better ... " Science ."
The researchers used the complete sequence
from a single Hereford cow and comparative genome ... the annotation process.
Womack said the cattle sequence
took six years to complete, annotate and analyze ...
New insights into progressive hearing loss
... has seen a disease-causing mutation in the mature sequence
of a microRNA," says Dr Moreno-Pelayo. "This is ... code from A to T - in this tiny stretch of sequence
is enough to lead to dramatic loss of hearing in ... in a vital region of seven letters in the mature sequence
of miR96" says Dr Angeles Menca, the Spanish team ...
Rhythmic genomics -- the yeast metronome and the walk of life
... New genome sequence
information from the humble baker's yeast has ... on their evolutionary journey.
Ribosomal RNA sequence
changes have been ticking away like clockwork for ... itself. However, even the slightest changes in sequence
of these genes can be fatal. It is vital to ...
Evolutionary origin of bacterial chromosomes revealed
... A comprehensive comparison of the Agrobacterium sequence
information with the genome sequences of other ... of various sizes. The scientists used the sequence
information of the genomes of three types of ... to the efforts of the Agrobacterium Genome sequence
Consortium and the wider research community, we ...
Genetic abnormality may increase risk of blood disorders
... in Nature Genetics , identifies a common genetic sequence
abnormality that enhances the likelihood of ... out a genome-wide study to identify inherited DNA sequence
changes that frequently occur in patients with ... authors, understanding the underlying inherited sequence
partly explains the predisposition for acquiring ...
Saving wheat crops worldwide
... Improvement Center have identified a wheat gene sequence
which provides protection against leaf rust, ... tests conducted after identifying the Lr34 gene sequence
show it has provided partial but constant ... an immediate application is the use of the gene sequence
to directly select and breed wheat plants that ...
Relationships in rank and file
... function of a gene or protein is to compare its sequence
with the sequences of hundreds of other organisms ... letter by letter, their idea is to take the sequence
neighbors surrounding each letter into account ... should be generally applicable in other areas of sequence
Eosinophils as markers for asthma
... test persons. The researchers found several sequence
variants associated with asthma.
"Two of the detected sequence
variants are of significance for a biochemical ... know what mechanisms underlie the effect of these sequence
variants on the inflammatory cells," Dr. Wjst ...
Tailor-made recombinant proteins in mammals
... this by converting a cysteine residue, one in a sequence
of six core amino acids in a particular ... encoding those six residues from the sulfatase sequence
into the DNA of the target protein we want to ... to occur." Bertozzi calls that six-residue sequence
the aldehyde tag. "You just sit back and allow ...
Complete Genomics releases proof-of-concept data for its sequencing technology for the first time
This represents the first human genome sequence
produced with a third-generation technology and ... scientific community to analyze its unique genome sequence
data set further, Complete Genomics has sent ... up its commercial genome center. It plans to sequence
1,000 genomes in the second half of 2009 and ...
Genome sequence shows sorghum's immense potential
... more diseases and pests. Breeders can use the sequence
as a tool to blend desirable traits into more ... with sorghum sequencing.
The sorghum genome sequence
also has other uses. Sorghum's close cousin ... the weed.
A third use of sorghum's genome sequence
will be to gain insights into the reasons that ...
Sequencing of sorghum genome completed
... species and the human genome. By using paired sequence
reads instead of single sequence
reads, the scientists can jump over repeat ... will make it faster and far less expensive to sequence
other complex genomes in the future."
CSHL scientists clarify editing error underlying genetic neurodegenerative disease
... these sites that didn't appear to have the right sequence
of RNA bases to match U1. Experimental testing of ... with the first base of the target intron's RNA sequence
that is, in the conventional way the scientists ... itself down to the next base in the intron's RNA sequence
if this new arrangement allows more of U1's RNA ...
January-February GSA Bulletin media highlights
... study of the Nuvvuagittuq volcano-sedimentary sequence
in the northeast Superior Province of northern ... an age of about 3.8 billion years old. The sequence
contains recognizable volcanic and sedimentary ... 16 million years ago. Tonalites that envelop the sequence
yield an age of 3661 4 million years ago and ...
UC San Diego and Genentech scientists develop potentially disruptive antibody sequencing technology
... Genentech have developed a new, quicker way to sequence
monoclonal antibodies a process that is many ... method, which reduces the time required to sequence
an unknown antibody to under 36 hours a ... level analysis is needed. So it is critical to sequence
the antibodies for a variety of reasons, from ...
Just a little squeeze lets proteins assess DNA
... "Early Interrogation and Recognition of DNA sequence
by Indirect Readout," in the December issue of ... the direct readout method to find the particular sequence
of DNA that corresponded to enemy DNA. The ... DNA binding-proteins recognize a particular DNA sequence
provides insight into key cellular processes ...
DOE Joint Genome Institute completes soybean genome
... percent of biodiesel production.
"The genome sequence
is the direct result of a memorandum of ... Preliminary scientific details emerging from the sequence
analysis will be presented by Schmutz at the ... Mexico, December 8, 2008. The soybean genome sequence
information can be browsed at ...
Research-based undergraduate course expands beyond Washington University
... hub for publicly available data. A DNA sequence
is a succession of letters corresponding to the ... known as "finishing," is necessary because raw sequence
data often has problem areas that can only be ... assembly errors, and low quality regions in the sequence
data for their fosmid. Students then design and ...
Research consortium to sequence turkey genome
... consortium of researchers has begun an effort to sequence
the genome of the domesticated turkey, Meleagris gallopavo. The genome sequence
will be obtained using the Roche GS-FLX ... genome will be compared with the chicken genome sequence
to examine similarities and differences in genome ...
New method provides panoramic view of protein-RNA interactions in living cells
... to identify, in a single experiment, every sequence
within every strand of RNA to which proteins ... At the end of the day, they are left with the RNA sequence
to which the protein was bound. They can then take these sequences to Rockefeller's high throughput sequence
facility, and with the help of Research Support ...
Complete Genomics launches, becomes world's first large-scale human genome sequencing company
... Silicon Valley has allowed Complete Genomics to sequence
its first complete human genome, providing ... Price Point
"We will be the first company to sequence
complete human genomes for less than $1,000 in ... DNA sequencing service in Q2 2009, it plans to sequence
1,000 genomes in the same year. The company will ...
Researchers develop new self-training gene prediction program for fungi
... heuristically defined parameters breaks the sequence
into coding and non-coding regions. With this ... in statistical pattern recognition. When the new sequence
breakdown coincides with the previous one, the ... with gene annotation right after the genomic sequence
was in hand without spending time and effort to ...
NC State researchers get to root of parasite genome
... and colleagues have completed the genome sequence
and genetic map of one of the world's most common ... paper describing the research. The resulting sequence
data has been deposited in public databases, so ... nematodes, and the completion of the genome sequence
will further empower researchers to ask highly ...