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Mutations may have saved brown howlers from yellow fever virus

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

From 2007 to 2009, a devastating yellow fever virus outbreak nearly decimated brown and black and gold howler monkey populations at El Parque El Piñalito in northeastern...
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Expression-based, consistent biomarkers for prognosis and diagnosis in lung cancer

2 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Overview Lung cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the world. Its histological classification depends on early diagnosis and successful treatment. Therefore...
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Selfish genes take sides in the battle of the sexes

2 days ago   |   Phys

Men may have a surprising genetic advantage over women, according to new research carried out at the University of St Andrews.
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Kansas State University and University of Saskatchewan Team Up to Improve Wheat Using CRISPR

3 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Kansas State University and the University of Saskatchewan have teamed up to improve the productivity and nutrition of wheat using genome editing technology. Using genome...
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FSANZ Calls for Comments on Food Derived from GM Corn DP202216

3 days ago   |   ISAAA

Food Standards Australia New Zealand is calling for comment on an application made by Dow AgroSciences Australia Pty Ltd to allow the use of corn line DP202216 as a new food...
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Experts Urged to Consider Audience Values when Communicating about Gene Technologies

3 days ago   |   ISAAA

Scientists' inability to effectively engage with the public has partly contributed to public misunderstanding of gene technologies. This is according to Dr. Craig Cormick, a...
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An evolutionary driver of interspersed segmental duplications in primates

3 days ago   |   Genome Biology

The complex interspersed pattern of segmental duplications in humans is responsible for rearrangements associated with neurodevelopmental disease, including the emergence of...
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SMN1 gene copy number analysis for spinal muscular atrophy in a Turkish cohort by CODE-SEQ technology, an integrated solution for detection of SMN1 and SMN2 copy numbers and the “2+0” genotype

4 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract Introduction Spinal muscular atrophy is one of the common autosomal recessive disorders with global heterozygous carrier frequency of 1:50. Due to high carrier...
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Eclipse Cofounders Publish Foundational Dataset Revealing Extensive Hidden Signals in Human Genes

4 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

ECLIP technology solved key problem in matching hundreds of RNA binding proteins to the instruction signals within the RNA code to uncover how RNA binding proteins regulate...
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BSAseq: an interactive and integrated web-based workflow for identification of causal mutations in bulked F2 populations

4 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractSummaryWith the advance of next-generation sequencing technologies and reductions in the costs of these techniques, bulked segregant analysis has become not only a...
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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

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Advisory Body Backs MesoBlast Therapy for Transplant Complication

Advisory Body Backs MesoBlast Therapy for Transplant Complication

An FDA advisory committee Thursday voted 9-1 to recommend that the agency approve a stem cell therapy developed by MesoBlast as a treatment for acute graft-versus-host disease... Read more ...

CureVac's IPO Hauls In $213M as Key mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Test Nears

CureVac's IPO Hauls In $213M as Key mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine Test Nears

CureVac is playing catch-up to its messenger RNA peers in the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but the company contends its technology could offer dosing advantages, and it... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Seres Soars, MesoBlast Vote, Duchenne Decision & More

Bio Roundup: Seres Soars, MesoBlast Vote, Duchenne Decision & More

The road of drug development is rife with detours and disappointments but Seres Therapeutics showed this week that course corrections can work. Four years after its microbiome... Read more ...

How COVID-19 Arose and Amplified Along the Meat Supply Chain

How COVID-19 Arose and Amplified Along the Meat Supply Chain

Early in this unforgettable year, a wet market in Wuhan, China, emerged as a possible step along the way, if not the place of origin, of the outbreak that would seed the... Read more ...

Global Methane Emissions Soaring, But How Much Was Due to Wetlands?

Global Methane Emissions Soaring, But How Much Was Due to Wetlands?

Infographic published with permission from the authors of “Increasing anthropogenic methane emissions arise equally from agricultural and fossil fuel sources.” (Credit: Jackson... Read more ...

Computer System Assurance: A Paradigm Shift Away from Compliance to Quality

Computer System Assurance: A Paradigm Shift Away from Compliance to Quality

Our Professional Services Written by: Gary E. Ritchie, MS, Senior Validation Engineer Consultant, PSC Biotech Corporation The FDA will release the draft guidance on Computer... Read more ...

Regulation of tumor necrosis superfamily molecules, BAFF and APRIL, in...

Abstract Tumor necrosis factor superfamily molecules are important inflammatory cytokines, which are involved in diverse immunological functions such as B-cell regulation and... Read more ...

Changes of water, sediment, and intestinal bacterial communities in Penaeus...

Abstract More and more studies have revealed a close relationship between gut microbial community and human health. However, the mechanism why changes in gut microflora... Read more ...

ACS BIOL Broadcast Questions and Discussion Link

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SQMtools: automated processing and visual analysis of 'omics data with R and...

The dramatic decrease in sequencing costs over the last decade has boosted the adoption of high-throughput sequencing applications as a standard tool for the analysis of... Read more ...