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New and Updated Online Tutorials for dbGaP, GAD, and DGV from OpenHelix

... of genotypes and phenotypes with extensive variation data and clinical details GAD is an annotated ... Variants, catalogs and displays structural variation in the human genome. These three new tutorials in ... VISTA, HapMap, GeneSNPs, SeattleSNPs, Genome variation Server and many others, give the researcher an ...

Brain Monitor Eliminates Need for Routine Oxygen With Propofol - Friedberg's Triad Unveiled

... developer of PK anesthesia. The huge, 19-fold variation in propofol detox between patients is why most ... of PK anesthesia. The huge, 19-fold variation in propofol detox between patients is why most ... status) is not enough to account for the huge variation in how different people detoxify (or metabolize) ...

Chromosome breakpoints contribute to genetic variation

... the organization of genes along chromosomes and variation within the breakpoint regions contribute to the ... the way they are regulated. These new sources of variation may then be subject to natural selection, the ... key component of the mechanism for generating the variation used by natural selection," he said. ...

As personalized, genomic medicine takes off, four developing countries show the way for others

... health care possibilities based on the genetic variation of individual citizens and sub-populations need ... northern neighbours." Knowledge of the genomic variation of individuals and sub-populations will usher in ... by 36% between 2010 and 2025. Individual variation has resonance with traditional medicine in India ...

Transgenomic Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results

... sequence analyses and a host of key mutation and variation analyses of specific gene targets which positions ... specializing in high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. The Company provides ... specifically designed for use in genetic variation detection and single- and double-strand DNA/RNA ...

Transgenomic Introduces SURVEYOR(R) Endonuclease Adaptor-Ligated Libraries (SEAL) for Determining Whole Genome Sequence Variation

... its potential for low-cost assessment of variation in the human genome, SEAL could transform the ... specializing in high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. The Company provides ... specifically designed for use in genetic variation detection and single- and double-strand DNA/RNA ...

Sophisticated soil analysis for improved land use

... Soil variation occurs across multiple geographic scales ranging ... Many approaches have been used to examine soil variation at these diverse scales, but there is a common ... from systematic variations. Some of the variation observed in, say, a desert community or a handful ...

Consortium publishes Phase II map of human genetic variation

... diseases, explore the structure of human genetic variation and learn how environmental factors, such as ... to drugs or reaction to environmental factors. variation in the human genome is organized into local ... researchers refer to the map of human genetic variation as a haplotype map, or HapMap. The ...

New method of selecting DNA for resequencing accelerates discovery of subtle DNA variations

... large-sized DNA regions, then compare genetic variation among individuals using DNA resequencing methods. ... MGS will allow them to easily compare genetic variation among a number of individuals and relate that variation to health and disease. "The human genome ...

New Pharmacogenomic Approach: 454 Life Sciences and Perlegen to Collaborate in Drug Response Sequencing Study

... will be to determine whether sufficient genetic variation can be identified and validated to create a ... results to determine how significant a role variation in genetic sequence plays in patient response to ... Perlegen's expertise in defining genetic variation on a carefully selected sample set," commented ...

454 sequencing uncovers significant genetic variation

... Mapping Reveals Extensive Genomic Structural variation in Humans," appears online (ahead of print) today ... Science. Previous studies of human genomic variation tended to look at changes called single ... study published today suggests that structural variation is responsible for a larger number of differences ...

Individual differences caused by shuffled chunks of DNA in the human genome

... study shows that a considerably greater amount of variation between individuals is due to rearrangement of ... We were surprised to find that structural variation is much more prevalent than we thought and that ... individuals, while this work points to a level of variation between two- and five-times higher, said Snyder. ...

454 Sequencing(TM): Science Paper Suggests That Structural Variation Plays an Important Role in Genetic Variation

... Mapping Reveals Extensive Genomic Structural variation in Humans," appears online (ahead of print) today ... Science. Previous studies of human genomic variation tended to look at changes called single ... study published today suggests that structural variation is responsible for a larger number of differences ...

Transgenomic Completes Licensing Option With Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on Cold-PCR for Enrichment of DNA Mutations

... Institute, Boston, MA with regard to a method known as Cold-PCR. This variation of the standard PCR technology enriches mutations in samples where normal ... unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, ...

New Clinical Study Shows Masimo PVI(TM) Accurately Predicts Fluid Responsiveness in the ICU

... The most validated predictor of fluid responsiveness is pulse pressure variation (┬┐PP). However, this parameter requires an invasive arterial pressure ... step, researchers infused fluid (500 ml saline) in with pulse pressure variation (PPV) >/= 15% and performed passive leg raising in patients with PPV ...

Transgenomic to Present at Rodman & Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference

... is a global biotechnology company specializing in high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. The Company provides products and services in the ... and associated consumables specifically designed for use in genetic variation detection and single- and double-strand DNA/RNA analysis and purification. ...

Interleukin Genetics to Present New Findings at the 11th Cardiovascular Genomics and Atherosclerosis Symposium

... heart disease in approximately seven percent of Koreans. This genetic variation was associated with favorable health parameters, including low body mass ... plaque builds up in the arteries, the condition is called atherosclerosis. variation in interleukin genes has shown to be associated with different degrees of ...

Brewing better beer: Scientists determine the genomic origins of lager yeasts

... now unlocking the genetic differences between yeast strains that produce variation in flavor, color, and aroma. By comparing the genomic properties of yeast ... of S. pastorianus , Sherlock noted that they observed significant genetic variation and flexibility within the groups as well. Dunn and Sherlock speculated ...

Confirmation of Strong Growth Over the First Half of 2008

... to 30 June 2008. (in thousands of 30 June 2007 30 June 2008 variation variation euros)* at constant ...

Researchers Document Rapid, Dramatic 'Reverse Evolution' in the Threespine Stickleback Fish

... and so natural selection favored the latter. "Having a lot of genetic variation in the population means that if the environment changes, there may be some ... than in the previous one, and so nature selects for it. Genetic variation increases the chance of overall survival of the species," she said. The ...

Sticky gecko feet: The role of temperature and humidity

... Niewiarowski. Surprisingly, we found that both temperature and humidity variation affect their ability to cling to glass. For example, under very humid ... isolated setae suggested that clinging ability should be insensitive to variation in both temperature and humidity. Our work with live geckos indicates a ...

Webcast Alert: Transgenomic Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call Webcast

... Transgenomic: Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

SEQUENOM Announces Launch of MassARRAY Compact 96 System

... supports key genomic applications, including single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping, quantitative gene expression, and copy number variation (CNV) analysis, providing a multi-faceted view of a researcher's biological system of interest. "Replacing other platforms that are limited to ...

Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

... numbers of neutrons. Carbon, for example, has six protons, but the number of neutrons in carbon atoms can vary from six to seven or eight. Each variation is an isotope of carbon. Zare had the idea that it could be possible to distinguish different isotopes by the colors of light from the laser that ...

deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis

... contributing to both kidney stones and decreased bone mineral density (BMD). About 60% of the population carry two copies of a single-letter variation in the human genome (SNP) on chromosome 21, putting them at roughly 65% greater likelihood of developing kidney stones than those who carry no ....

Transgenomic, Inc. Announces Appointment of New Board Members

... Transgenomic Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Genomas and Institute of Living Among Organizers of Pharmacogenetics Symposium at 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association

... to patients." Papers presented at today's symposium were: Greater Utilization of Psychiatric Services is Associated with Pharmacogenetic variation and Metabolism Deficiencies Gualberto Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., and John W. Goethe, M.D. Genomas Inc. and Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, ...

Transgenomic, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

... Transgenomic Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Reminder: Transgenomic Inc. Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call Webcast

... Transgenomic: Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Transgenomic and Power3 Medical Introduce NuroPro(R) Tests for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases at AAN Annual Meeting

... Transgenomic Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Webcast Alert: Transgenomic Inc. Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call Webcast

... Transgenomic: Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Beyond associations: Colorectal cancer culprit found

... to cancer can be much more difficult. In a study published online in Genome Research (www.genome.org), scientists have identified a common genetic variation associated with the risk of colorectal cancer and its functional implications, shedding new light on the basis of this deadly disease. Hunting ...

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

... Transgenomic Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Transgenomic, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results

... Transgenomic Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Reminder - Webcast Alert: Transgenomic Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call Webcast

... Transgenomic: Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

RainDance Technologies Reviews Opportunities for Growth at Cowen Health Care Conference

... $1 billion DNA sequencing market. The company's Sequence Enrichment Solution and RDT 1000 system will enable the high-resolution analysis of genetic variation between individuals within populations at a level unmatched by current methodologies. "We will make the first commercial shipment of our ...

Brooks Instrument's New Mass Flow Controller Series Is Immune to Pressure and Temperature Fluctuations

... of gas flow inaccuracy, giving our customers outstanding accuracy, extremely fast response, exceptional stability, and robust resistance to flow variation due to pressure and temperature fluctuations." Immune to Pressure and Temperature Fluctuations The B-Series is a pressure- and ...

Transgenomic Awarded Clinical Laboratory Certification in California

... Transgenomic Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...

Nanotechnologists gain powerful new materials probe

... those most useful for nanotechnology and industrial applications. This novel instrument, called the Multi-Axis Crystal Spectrometer (MACS), is a variation on several other spectrometers at the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), where MACS is located. Like them, MACS bombards a sample of material ...

Webcast Alert Cancellation: Transgenomic Inc. Cancels Fourth Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call Webcast

... Transgenomic: Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company that provides unique products and services for automated high sensitivity genetic variation and mutation analysis. Their offerings include systems, products, discovery and laboratory testing services to the academic and medical research, ...
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