Biodiversity

Of Science and Sea Urchins: Researchers Plumb Oceans for Biological Insights

Of Science and Sea Urchins: Researchers Plumb Oceans for Biological Insights

1 month ago   |   Xconomy

The ocean is home to more biodiversity than anywhere else on the planet-making it a largely untapped source of opportunity for researchers studying marine organisms as a source...
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Analyzing DNA in soil could be an effective way of tracking animals

1 month ago   |   ScienceDaily

Genetic material left behind by animals can provide critical clues to aid conservation and research. New research shows studying DNA in soil samples can be more effective...
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Screening of cellulolytic bacteria from rotten wood of Qinling for biomass degradation and cloning of cellulases from Bacillus methylotrophicus

1 month ago   |   Springer

Abstract Background Cellulosic biomass degradation still needs to be paid more attentions as bioenergy is the most likely to replace fossil energy in the future, and more...
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Even resilient common species are not immune to environmental crisis

2 monthes ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have found that the effective population size and genetic diversity of Singapore's Cynopterus brachyotis, believed to remain widely unaffected by urbanization, has...
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Watered down biodiversity: Sample type is critical in environmental DNA studies for biomonitoring

2 monthes ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study looking at macroinvertebrate diversity in shallow, open-water wetlands found that sample choice is a critical factor for a comprehensive assessment of biodiversity...
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DNA metabarcoding reveals modern and past eukaryotic communities in a high-mountain peat bog system

3 monthes ago   |   Springer

Abstract Peat bogs located in high mountains are suitable places to study local environmental responses to climate variability. These ecosystems host a large number of...
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Limited fine-scale larval dispersal of the threatened brooding corals Heliopora spp. as evidenced by population genetics and numerical simulation

4 monthes ago   |   Springer

Abstract Coral reefs are declining worldwide due to regional and global anthropogenic stress. Sekisei Lagoon and areas in its vicinity are impacted by the same stresses...
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Pakistan Media, Other Stakeholders Briefed on Crop Technologies

4 monthes ago   |   ISAAA

The Pakistan Biotechnology Information Center in collaboration with the Department of Botany and Date Palm Research Institute, Shah Abdul Latif University Khairpur conducted a...
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UFGI Publication round-up week 9/16

4 monthes ago   |   Genetics Institute

Meta-analysis of the effects of prepartum dietary protein on performance of dairy cows. Husnain A, Santos JEP. J Dairy Sci. 2019 Sep 5. pii: S0022-0302(19)30764-7. doi...
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Targeting DNA sequencing for plant biodiversity research

6 monthes ago   |   ScienceDaily

High-throughput sequencing is revolutionizing research in plant evolutionary biology. Using third-generation sequencing technologies, researchers are able to target long...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Invetx Fetches $15M to Develop Biologic Drugs for Man's Best Friend

Invetx Fetches $15M to Develop Biologic Drugs for Man's Best Friend

Veterinarians have a saying that a cat is not a small dog, says Invetx CEO Juergen Horn. Obviously, a dog of any size isn't the same as a human. But Horn, a veterinarian, says... Read more ...

Lundbeck's Alder Bio Bet Pays Off With FDA Approval of Migraine Drug

Lundbeck's Alder Bio Bet Pays Off With FDA Approval of Migraine Drug

A migraine drug that Lundbeck added to its pipeline via its nearly $2 billion acquisition of Alder BioPharmaceuticals won FDA approval on Friday. The drug, eptinezumab , is... Read more ...

Arima Genomics Completes Series A Financing

SAN DIEGO--Arima Genomics, Inc., a company focused on research tools to accelerate the understanding of genome sequence and structure toward their role in human health and... Read more ...

Viking Therapeutics to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Viking Therapeutics, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapies for metabolic and... Read more ...

Molecular characterization and overexpression analyses of secologanin...

Abstract Camptothecin is a high-value anti-cancerous compound produced in many taxonomically unrelated species. Its biosynthesis involves a complex network of pathways and a... Read more ...

Modulation of the Purine Pathway for Riboflavin Production in Flavinogenic...

Riboflavin is an indispensable nutrient for humans and animals, since it is the precursor of the essential coenzymes FMN and FAD, involved in variety of metabolic reactions... Read more ...

A Critical Review of Genome Editing and Synthetic Biology Applications in...

Being the green gold of the future, microalgae and cyanobacteria have recently attracted considerable interest worldwide, for they can be used to produce different kinds of... Read more ...

Biodegradation of penicillin G from industrial bacteria residue by...

An efficient biodegradation-strengthening approach was developed to improve penicillin G degradation from industrial bacterial residue in an expanded bed adsorption bioreactor... Read more ...

More clues for how the monkeyflower got its spots

The monkeyflower, or Mimulus, though possessing a relatively simple genome is able to produce a stunning array of pigmentation patterns. A team of researchers is one step... Read more ...

A deep dive into cellular aging

Scientists have discovered that mitochondria trigger senescence, the sleep-like state of aged cells, through communication with the cell's nucleus -a nd identified an... Read more ...