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Genzyme and Isis Announce Strategic Alliance Including Exclusive Worldwide License of Mipomersen

... death. Familial hypercholesterolemia can be present in two forms: homozygous (hoFH), where the same defective gene is inherited from both parents, or ... is inherited from only one parent so that some function is preserved. The homozygous form is a very rare condition estimated to affect approximately one in a ...

Polycystic Kidney Disease Assay at Cornell University Uses Transgenomic's Surveyor Nuclease & WAVE Technology

... it to detect heterozygous changes not readily detected by sequencing. Indeed we were even able to establish that some samples incorrectly scored as homozygous mutations by DNA sequencing were shown by Surveyor Nuclease to be heterozygous." ADPKD occurs at a rate of 1/1000 in the US population, ...

Discovery of a new retinal gene involved in childhood blindness

... significant stretches of homozygosity in SNP markers. SNPs are single nucleotide repeats, which are natural variations in the human genome. These homozygous regions may contain new genes and are carefully probed based on functional information and then subjected to sequencing. "This method is indeed both ...

Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for Third Quarter of 2008

... mipomersen study in heterozygous FH subjects with coronary artery disease -- Completed enrollment of the pivotal Phase 3 mipomersen study in homozygous FH subjects -- Granted broad patent coverage for the therapeutic use of antisense compounds targeting apolipoprotein B, U.S. Patent No. ...

BioTime, Inc. and Embryome Sciences, Inc. Sign Agreement With International Stem Cell Corporation to Provide Unique Human Stem Cell Lines for Research Use

... in the creation of pluripotent human stem cell lines from unfertilized human eggs. ISCO scientists also have created the first Parthenogenetic homozygous stem cell line (phSC-Hhom-4) that can be a source of therapeutic cells that will not be immune rejected after transplantation into millions of ...

Genzyme Reports Strong First-Quarter Growth

... a well-defined and severely ill patient population. Mipomersen is currently being studied in a Phase 3 clinical trial involving patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding Genzyme's financial outlook and business plans ...

Denaturing HPLC (DHPLC)

... by trial or error. Here injections of the homozygous sample at temperatures from 52 to 67 °C are ... for successful PCR amplification by running the homozygous sample under non denaturing conditions , ie less ... different peak pattern than that seen for the homozygous sample, increase or decrease the column ...

The Gradient Feature: Use in Optimization of Allelic Discrimination Assays, Rev B

... genomic DNA from a factor V Leiden homozygous mutant individual, or distilled water ... WT PCR products (red plot) but not to the homozygous mutant DNA (blue plot). Similarly, the ... , the mutant TaqMan ASO probe hybridized only to homozygous mutant PCR products (pink plot) but ...

Rapid SNP Genotyping of the Pharmacogenomically Important Allele CYP2D6*4 Using Real-Time qPCR on the DNA Engine Opticon 2 System

... was able to identify several individuals homozygous for the variant A allele who would be ... contained a FAM label at the 5 end. DNA that is homozygous for the wild-type G nucleotide will be ... only a VIC signal. DNA that is homozygous for the variant A nucleotide will be ...

Genotyping Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms with Molecular Beacons

... negative. Two individuals (A/A homozygous on SNP11 shown as black closed ... the other hand, two individuals (G/G homozygous on SNP11 shown as black open diamonds) had no ... dramatically different from the complementary homozygous targets A/A of 29 Ct with probe A or G/G of 28 ...

Protein Truncation Tests Using the DCode System

... that no normal product is observed in this lane usually indicates a homozygous mutation. Sequencing of cDNA indicated a deletion of 174 bp, ... only 58 amino acids. Genomic sequencing analysis revealed a homozygous G to A substitution at the last nucleotide of exon 26 (nt ....

Heteroduplex Analysis Using the DCode System

... compound sample Q493 (C to T) and ΔF508 (-CTT), a homozygous ΔF508 (-CTT) and a heterozygous ΔI507, three base ... 3 and 5 are resolved from the homoduplex bands. The ΔF508 homozygous mutant in lane 4 has no heteroduplex bands, and the homoduplex ...

Detection of Mutations in the Fas Antigen of Lymphoma Tumors by RT-PCR and Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis

... mobility of the single band seen in patient 8 is suggestive of a homozygous mutation. This band was also extracted for sequence analysis. ... 5, 8, and 9 of Figure 3). Patient specimens that are homozygous for the polymorphism display only the truncated homoduplex (lane ...

Brilliant Core Reagent Kits for QPCR and QRT-PCR

... a way of determining whether a DNA sample is derived from a homozygous wild-type, heterozygous, or homozygous mutant individual. One way of calling alleles is by comparing ...

SNPs Powerful Tools for Association Studies

... analysis will result in one of the possible diplotypes. (Figure 2.) At this SNP locus there are two alleles: T or C. Persons A and C are homozygous for T and C alleles, respectively; and person B is heterozygous, carrying both the T and C alleles. 1.2. Different kinds of SNPs As ...

Electrophoretic Karyotypes of Wine Strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae

... the partially resolved doublet corresponding to laboratory band 11. The karyotype of the genetically purified and presumably homozygous clone 522XA (lane D) has a different profile than its progenitor, UCD 522A. The band migrating just ahead of laboratory band 3 is absent ...

Temporal Temperature Gradient Electrophoresis: A Powerful Technique to Screen Mutations

... from the predicted temperature range. Under these temperature range conditions, good separation and resolution of the wild-type and homozygous mutant (G>A mutation) samples are seen (Figure 4). The second example is a 281 bp amplicon from the -thalassemia gene ...

RNA Interference and Gene Silencing: History and Overview

... and mut-7 genes. These genes were initially identified from heterozygous mutant worms that were unable to transmit RNAi to their homozygous offspring (16 ). Worms with mutated rde-2 or mut-7 genes exhibit defective RNAi, but interestingly, they ...

Mutation detection for the K- rasand P16 genes

... completely matched with our genotyping results using ABIs 3700 sequencer. Figure 3 shows hetero-zygous mutations and double homozygous mutations. Figure 4 shows the DNA sequence chromatogram data which corresponds to the Agilent data generated. This size range resolution could ...

Custom and library siRNA for efficient gene silencing

... were screened using the QIAGEN Multiplex PCR Kit and sets of 3 primers to distinguish wild-type (wt), heterozygous mutant (ht), and homozygous mutant (hm) mice. A Using a primer set for the recombination activating gene 2 locus. B Using a primer set for the interferon- ...

QIAGEN Multiplex PCR Kit

... using the QIAGEN Multiplex PCR Kit and sets of 3 primers to distinguish wild-type (wt), heterozygous mutant (ht), and homozygous mutant (hm) mice. A Using a primer set for the recombination activating gene 2 locus. B Using a primer set for the ...

Fully automated DNA purification and efficient multiplex PCR for analysis of microsatellite loci

... DNA from Different Donors "). All 6 targets were well amplified from all DNA samples, irrespective of whether the locus was homozygous (both alleles generate a fragment of the same size) or heterozygous (fragments of different size are generated from each ...

The use of the Mastercycler gradient for single-cell PCR and preimplantation diagnosis

... second PCR rounds. The cell in lane 7 shows ADO, i.e. only the healthy allele is amplified, such that this cell seems homozygous normal. PCR for DM was carried out using the Extended Long Template Kit ...

New PCR Primers for Human Diseases

... with the Mnl I restriction enzyme that yields a restriction fragment length polymorphism for the wild-type, heterozygous and homozygous genotypes ( figure 2 ). Stratagenes primer set for performing the factor V mutation assay includes the Mnl I enzyme and the ...

Fluorescence-Based Single-Tube Assays to Rapidly Detect Human Gene Mutations

... at the nucleotide position 845 of the HFE gene. 8 This mutation, which changes cysteine to tyrosine at amino acid codon 282, is found in homozygous form in more than 80% of Caucasian patients suffering from hereditary haemochromatosis. One of the most common human genetic diseases, it ...

Map and Link Human Genetic Disorders with SSLP Analysis

... between the upper alleles ( Figure 1 , Panel A, Lane 6 compared to Lane 7 and Lane 13 compared to Lane 14), and homozygous individuals with only one set of bands ( Figure 1 , Panel B, Lanes 3, 6, 8, 11, 12, 15, and 16). For each marker, the dominant ...
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