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GeneGo Awarded NIH Grant to Develop Pharmacogenomics Software Suite

... designed for the study of mutations and sequence heterogeneity in human genes and their ... as well as the biological consequences of sequence variations on disease susceptibility and drug ... tools for researchers to be able to link these sequence variations to the specific mechanisms and ...

Arizona researchers to sequence West African rice strain

... took part in a six-year, $200 million project to sequence the genome of Asian cultivated rice. Now, new ... and Rounsley have developed will allow them to sequence West African rice in only six months at a ... use Wing and Rounsley's sequencing technique to sequence other rice relatives as well. They, as well as ...

Intradigm Announces Issuance of RNA Interference (RNAi) Patent Covering Potent siRNA Sequence

... Intradigm's Large Collection of Pending siRNA sequence Patents PALO ALTO, Calif., May 19 ... patent covers a specific double-stranded siRNA sequence that is directed against the angiogenic pathway ... regarding the potential of Intradigm's siRNA sequence IP is particularly gratifying," said Mike Riley, ...

Mayo clinic study finds gene bringing together animal and human research in alcoholism

... of clinical and basic scientists investigated the sequence of the human MPDZ gene and its association with ... withdrawal. Unfortunately, little was known about sequence variability of the MPDZ gene in humans. It is ... showed no significant association between MPDZ sequence variants and withdrawal seizures in humans. This ...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Gene Bringing Together Animal and Human Research in Alcoholism

... of clinical and basic scientists investigated the sequence of the human MPDZ gene and its association with ... withdrawal. Unfortunately, little was known about sequence variability of the MPDZ gene in humans. It is ... showed no significant association between MPDZ sequence variants and withdrawal seizures in humans. This ...

Scientists From 25 Countries Sequence Cow Genome

... Taylor said. In fact, the cow gene sequence and the chromosomal arrangements are more similar ... we may be better off looking at the cow sequence for a lot of functions we study in mice and ... "Those could be mistakes in the human genome sequence but a more interesting possibility is that those ...

Sentillion Releases Healthcare 'Do It Yourself' Tool for Single Sign-On and Context Management Application Interfaces

... series of interactive animations. Each animation sequence corresponds to a use case that the Bridge handles, such as dealing with expired passwords. Each sequence can be easily configured to meet the specific needs of each target application. Steps in a sequence may be added, removed, or rearranged, and ...

Researchers crack the code of the common cold

... as we gather multiple-patient samples and sequence the entire genomes, to see how frequently they ... acquired recently from people with colds. Each sequence was modeled and compared to each other. Dr. ... it has become easier to generate whole genome sequence information," says Dr. Fraser-Liggett. "There is ...

Team led by Scripps Scientists increases understanding of two types of blindness

... itself, viral particles loaded with the genetic sequence that codes for a protein called neurotrophin 4, ... on where needed, the group also added a genetic sequence known as a promoter that signals the starting ... were tricked into also attaching to the genetic sequence introduced by the virus to produce the ...

DNA editing tool flips its target

... adds a layer of information on top of the genetic sequence of the DNA itself. It marks genes for silencing, ... (C) is followed by Guanine (G). The complementary sequence on the opposite strand is also C then G, and the ... its DNA, a set of enzymes duplicates the DNA sequence from the parental strand to the new "daughter" ...

SpectraScience Awarded Patent for Correcting Image Misalignment

... between at least two images in a sequence of images due at least in part to tissue sample ... optical response of the tissue is captured in a sequence of images that are characterized by analyzing the ... patent provides for an accurate analysis of the sequence of images which would otherwise be misaligned due ...

15 human genomes each week

... every two minutes, the Institute produces as much sequence as was deposited in the first five years of the international DNA sequence databases, which started in 1982. It is a global ... Consortium, all of which will depend on DNA sequence to uncover genetics variants that are important ...

3 sequencing companies join 1000 Genomes Project

... each of the three biotech companies has agreed to sequence the equivalent of 75 billion DNA bases as part of ... human genomes over the next year, and additional sequence data over the project's expected three-year ... an additional 200 billion bases of human sequence through its collaboration with Baylor. "This ...

New HIV browser gives researchers access to valuable data from vaccine trials

... or placebo group, the virus was sequenced. The sequence information provides the best picture we have ... said, because other major repositories of HIV sequence data are not annotated for the time after ... study. "This is the first time that an HIV sequence database has been linked to a specimen repository ...

CSHL scientists are part of consortium that sequences platypus genome

... published results of an international effort to sequence the platypus genome. It reveals evolutionary ... Finding Evolutionary Clues in Genome sequence The broad purpose of our consortium was to ... occurred, quite literally, is written in the sequence of the nucleotides in the platypus genome. ...

Researchers Publish Genome Sequence for Duck-Billed Platypus

... has published the first analysis of the genome sequence of the duck-billed platypus, one of the few ... But as weird as this animal looks, its genome sequence is priceless for understanding how fundamental ... The NHGRI helped fund the analysis of the genome sequence of the platypus, which is native to Australia and ...

Gene sequence that can make half of us fatter is discovered

... A gene sequence linked to an expanding waist line, weight gain ... Genetics. The study also shows that the gene sequence is significantly more common in those with Indian ... institutions have discovered that the sequence is associated with a 2cm expansion in waist ...

Genomatix integrates genome-wide open chromatin from next generation sequencing

... available. Out of the roughly 15 million 20mer sequence tags, the Genomatix proprietary ultra fast ... Effective noise filtering was performed by sequence tag clustering at different levels of stringency. ... promoter annotation. Distance correlations of sequence tags and transcriptional start sites give further ...

New Genetic Technology IDs Virus That Killed Transplant Recipients

... The Human Genome Project, the first effort to sequence the entire genetic material in human beings, took ... said. The new technology got the complete genetic sequence of James Watson, one of the discoverers of the ... has also been used to get a complete genetic sequence of Neanderthal man, he added. In the case of ...

U of M researchers discover a pathway to turn off immune system cells

... and computational analysis to identify mRNA sequence responsible for turning off T cells. The ... using complex computer programs to identify a sequence present in mRNA that was destroyed rapidly in the ... biology experiments to confirm that this sequence targets mRNA for destruction and was responsible ...

Significant funding for type 1 diabetes research

... the triggers that cause Type 1 diabetes and the sequence of events that lead to the first symptoms. ... and will seek to establish if there is a defined sequence of events, and why this is so. Professor Noel ... that set Type 1 diabetes into motion, and the sequence of events that lead to symptoms, there is ...

International consortium announces the 1000 Genomes Project

... data from new sequencing platforms to identify sequence variants and to put them in their genomic ... phase, the 1000 Genomes Project will deliver sequence data at an average rate of about 8.2 billion ... 1000 Genomes Project will generate 60-fold more sequence data over its three-year course than have been ...

More 'functional' DNA in genome than previously thought

... By conducting an exhaustive analysis of the DNA sequence around a gene required for neuronal development, ... important regions will appear more similar in sequence than non-functional regions. The problem with ... baby out with the bath water. So while we believe sequence conservation is a good method to begin finding ...

Abnormal glutamine repeats interfere with key transcription factor, leading to neurodegeneration

... this inherited expansion of a normal repeated DNA sequence alters gene expression. The research is reported ... same abnormal expansion of the repeated glutamine sequence and some symptoms, the repeats for the different ... binding protein). In turn, the expanded polyQ sequence alters the interaction of TBP with other ...

VIB and UZ-KU Leuven join forces and bring state-of-the-art technology to Flanders

... has now become possible. So-called new generation sequence technology has recently been developed, but it is ... investment program, they are bringing Roches DNA sequence technology platform, the so-called 454 ... which contains 1.6 million little holes in which sequence reactions are generated. Seven hours later, the ...

Domestic cat genome sequenced

... being analyzed using light (two-fold) genome sequence coverage. To make sense of Cinnamons raw sequence data, a multi-center collaboration of scientists ... some 100 million years ago. The genome sequence analysis is certainly expected to lead to health ...

Baylor College of Medicine increases fleet of Roche Genome Sequencer FLX Systems to 10 instruments

... up to 6,500 human gene parts, or exons, for sequence analysis, reducing the dependence on large-scale ... system improvements will include an increase in sequence read length beyond 400 base pairs. The net ... on improvements that make it easier to routinely sequence human genomes. These system improvements include ...

454 Sequencing(TM): Science Paper Describes a Novel, Highly Efficient Method of Sequencing Ancient DNA; Sequences the Mitochondria of 10 Individual Mammoths to Prove It

... the company's Genome Sequencer(TM) FLX system to sequence the entire mitochondrial genomes from 10 ... of this new method by employing 454 Sequencing to sequence the entire mitochondria from 10 individual ... technology that can produce long, highly accurate sequence reads affordably." explained Stephan C. Schuster, ...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

... public's assumptions and definitions differ from those of experts. sequence the conversation. People have to work through certain questions before they are ready to consider others. The report suggests a sequence of questions that leaders and others can use to structure the conversation ...

Silenced genes as a warning sign of blood cancer

... methyl labeling ranges among the epigenetic changes that do not change the sequence of DNA building blocks. Such labels are found particularly often in genes ... into proteins. Unlike genetic mutations, which permanently change the sequence of the DNA building blocks, all epigenetic mutations are reversible and, ...

Lung Enzyme Both Friend and Foe

... unique. "Humans, mice, rats and rabbits all have that special sequence and structure in MMP-12, but not in other MMPs," Houghton said. The ... to penicillin." The researchers plan to investigate whether the special sequence and structure in MMP-12 can kill viruses and fungi. More information ...

Lethality of H1N1 Influenza Virus Increasing According to Latest Replikin Analysis of Virus Peptide Genomic Data

... outbreak of H1N1 is increasing in its capacity for lethality. The new sequence data on PubMed of the past two weeks through June 10, 2009 showed an ... lethality. Since the software also permitted the automated analysis of all sequence data available on PubMed for all previous years, it was noted that this is ...

Ovarian Cancer Breakthrough Heralds New Era of Treatment

... beginning of a new era of cancer genomics, in which the complete genetic sequence of cancers and the mutations that cause them can be identified, ... from across Canada and around the world. In the past, analyzing the sequence of a tumor was a laborious process, and most studies could only look at ...

Fast pandemic detection tool ready to fight flu

... Velocity11. The system will be able to automatically determine the genetic sequence of viruses such as influenza hundreds of times faster than any other ... The new genotyping system features two robots and the ability to fully sequence 10,000 or more influenza viruses per year. This makes it much faster and ...

Decision by Medicare's CMS to Deny Coverage for 'Virtual' Colon Cancer Tests Underscores Lack of Evidence on Cancer Prevention

... in detecting polyps and its potential for removing them and breaking the sequence of polyp to cancer in a single diagnostic and therapeutic intervention," ... in detecting polyps and its potential for removing them and breaking the sequence of polyp to cancer in a single diagnostic and therapeutic intervention, ...

Garvan to play a role in International Cancer Genome Consortium

... on this particular cancer," he said. "A decade ago, it took years to sequence one person's DNA, so we could only dream about identifying the detailed ... initiation and progression of different cancers. Today it's possible to sequence 500 hundred individual cases of 50 types of cancer in 5 years." "While ...

Diagnosoft(R) Introduces Its Third MRI Analysis Innovation

... "While MR tagged images can be produced on most MRI systems, this pulse sequence has limited spatial resolution and takes time to acquire. SENC pulse sequence does not require a second step of image processing, as does analyzing ...

McGill researchers discover gene that increases susceptibility to Crohn's disease

... Research (OICR), located in Toronto. The researchers pinpointed DNA sequence variants in a gene region called NLRP3 that are associated with increased ... to fight the surrounding pathogenic bacteria," Dr. Hudson added. "DNA sequence variations in the NLRP3 gene are also known to be responsible for ...

Gut instinct: Salmonella bacteria's molecular tactics to cause illness

... intracellular survival be switched on and delicately maintained. The sequence of events appears as follows: after cellular invasion and formation of the ... warrant. Shi emphasizes that the cluster of genes responsible for this sequence of environmental adaptations to adversity in virulent bacteria like ...

Patient management: Quality of life and beyond

... reduction in risk of death. Additionally, the study finds that using a sequence of tamoxifen and letrozole is not superior to letrozole alone. The sequence of letrozole followed by tamoxifen was closely similar to letrozole alone ...
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