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Knockout Mouse Project

...es identified for this study. Researchers hope to catalogue and confirm the functions of these genes and identify the disease consequences if these genes are defective. Since human and mice genes are similar, it is hoped that by inactivating mouse genes, one-by-one, the altered mice will yield clues about th...

International team analyzes human genetic variation in key immune region

...) Project, a worldwide scientific collaboration to catalogue human genetic variation on a genome-wide scale. The latest findings, particularly the analyses of the HLA gene region, provide new and complementary information that can be integrated with data from the recently completed HapMap Project as well as ot...

Scientists use gene signatures to match cancer and other diseases with potentially effective drugs

...scribes the concepts underlying the gene signature catalogue and gives an overview of its initial testing. "This should be particularly useful for pharmaceutical companies, so that academic scientists and companies alike can compare the signatures of diseases and compounds to signatures in the Connectivity Map...

A catalogue of proteins

...have shown how cutting-edge methods can be used to catalogue the entire inventory of active proteins in cell organelles at a particular moment. Their work sheds considerable light on how cells use proteins. The work is published in the journal Cell (Cell 125, 1-13). Cells are like small cities. They contain a...

Outsmarting the smartie bug

... to become more prevalent and cause disease. The catalogue of capsules from all known strains will help in th...mperial College and a co-author of the study. "The catalogue of capsular genes will help us develop better methods to monitor the effect of the vaccine and allow...

UC San Diego partners with Venter Institute to build marine microbial genomics cyberinfrastructure

... in the world's oceans to produce the largest gene catalogue ever assembled. Sorcerer II is expected to more than double the number of protein sequences currently available in the National Institutes of Health's GenBank. The metagenomics database will include new sequences, genes and gene families, together wi...

Setting the standard for computer models of life

Biologists are making a concerted effort to catalogue all the molecular components of living things, from the smallest molecules and ions to the genetic code. These 'parts lists' help them to build computer models that simulate living processes. By combining models of simple processes they hope to und...

MSU researchers receive $4 million grant to uncover gene functions

... Arabidopsis 2010 project is a worldwide effort to catalogue the function of every gene in the plant - something never before accomplished with any plant or animal. The $4 million grant begins Dec. 1 and will continue for four years. The project will create eight full-time jobs for technicians, graduate stude...

Woods Hole Research Center plans controlled burn in Amazon rainforest

... the burning ?inventories of thousands of trees to catalogue their species, size, and number, surveys of seedlings, measurements of fuel on the forest floor, censuses of mammals, amphibians, and birds, and monthly measurements of canopy closure at 400 points within each square kilometer of forest. After the bu...

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