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microRNAs: How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes

May 24, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Student researchers discover genes unique to humans in search for source of our evolutionary distinctiveness
“Using computational tools, the team [from [MORE]

Detecting de Novo Mutations

April 19, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human evolution
“A new study by a team of researchers from Israel and Ghana has brought the first evidence of nonrandom [MORE]

Genetics-Based Blood Test for Glaucoma

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Testing for glaucoma
“A new genetics-based blood test for glaucoma is 15 times better than current methods at identifying high-risk individuals [MORE]

World’s Largest Browsable Resource Linking Rare Protein-Coding Genetic Variants to Human Health and Disease

October 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genebass resource linking protein-coding variants to health and disease
“Genebass [sic] is a resource of exome-based association statistics, made available to [MORE]

KOD1 Polymerase for Higher Fidelity PCR

September 28, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Reaching Greater PCR Speeds, Specificity, and Fidelity
“KOD is a recombinant DNA polymerase based on the endogenous KOD1 polymerase found in [MORE]

The Length of the Giraffes’ Neck, Again

May 25, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Giraffes
“One Health” is the term that refers to the health commonalities of humans and other animals.  This piece, while it’s [MORE]

Proteins of Female Fertility

March 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eight proteins turn mouse stem cells into egglike cells
“A core set of eight proteins can transform stem cells from mice [MORE]

tRNA Role in Stroke Cases

March 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

RNA
Transfer RNA has a crucial role in regulating immune response related to stroke.  Researchers at Goethe University in Frankfurt conclude:  [MORE]

Pleiotropy Analysis

March 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sum Share – EHR
Pleiotropy analysis aims to discover how single genes can have different expressions.  In this piece, researchers at [MORE]

Rapid Nanopore Sequencing

March 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Portable nanopore sequencer
Even a tiny DNA sequencer like Oxford Nanopore’s “MinION” takes considerable time to do its work because it [MORE]

Duke’s Genome Editors Go “HiUGE”

January 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Universal Genome Engineering (HiUGE)
“HiUGE” is the acronym Duke University researchers have developed with which they are able to fluorescently tag [MORE]

Genetics of Obesity

December 8, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genetic differences in men and women
“Sex-dependent differences in the distribution and physiology of fat have been connected to sex-dependent differences [MORE]

Cell Map of the Adult Human Heart

December 1, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single cell reconstruction of adult human heart
From fourteen healthy adult hearts that were rejected after transplantation, a research team headed [MORE]

Gender-Affected Gene Expressions in Almost All Tissue Types

November 17, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

New map charts genetic expression
In personalized medicine, the inescapable fact is that the macro-difference between individuals is whether they are [MORE]