Genetics

Genetic relatedness and its causal role in the evolution of insect societies

1 day ago   |   Journal of Biosciences

Abstract The role of genetic relatedness in social evolution has recently come under critical attention. These arguments are here critically analyzed, both theoretically and...
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AlleleAnalyzer: a tool for personalized and allele-specific sgRNA design

1 day ago   |   Genome Biology

The CRISPR/Cas system is a highly specific genome editing tool capable of distinguishing alleles differing by even a single base pair. Target sites might carry genetic...
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An enhanced genetic model of colorectal cancer progression history

1 day ago   |   Genome Biology

The classical genetic model of colorectal cancer presents APC mutations as the earliest genomic alterations, followed by KRAS and TP53 mutations. However, the timing and...
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From the tiny testes of flies, new insight into how genes arise

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

A common birthplace of new genes, the male testes are a hotspot for biological innovation. Within these organs, scientists have found a trove of virgin genetic sequences - and...
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StrainHub: A phylogenetic tool to construct pathogen transmission networks

2 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractSummaryIn exploring the epidemiology of infectious diseases, networks have been used to reconstruct contacts among individuals and/or populations. Summarizing networks...
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UFGI Publication round-up week 8/5

2 days ago   |   Genetics Institute   |   2 articles

Chinese Medicine Protein and Peptide in Gene and Cell Therapy. Feng Y, Yin Z, Zhang D, Srivastava A, Ling C. Curr Protein Pept Sci. 2019;20(3):251-264. doi...
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Genetic redundancy aids competition among bacteria in symbiosis with squid

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

The molecular mechanism used by many bacteria to kill neighboring cells has redundancy built into its genetic makeup, which could allow for the mechanism to be expressed in...
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Mutations linked to familial pancreatic cancer

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study finds genetic mutations associated with hereditary forms of pancreatic cancer and mechanism by which these mutations may contribute to the development of tumors.
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At ESHG, SMRT Sequencing Contributed to De Novo Assemblies, Structural Variant Discovery

At ESHG, SMRT Sequencing Contributed to De Novo Assemblies, Structural Variant Discovery

2 days ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

The annual meeting of the European Society of Human Genetics - held last month in the sleek Swedish Exhibition & Congress Center in Gothenburg, Sweden - was a terrific assembly...
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RIP Kary Mullis, Father of PCR

RIP Kary Mullis, Father of PCR

2 days ago   |   DNA Science

When the name Kary Mullis popped up in my news feed on Monday, I was excited to read what I thought would be an update on the renegade inventor I'd met years ago at a small...
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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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Pfizer Spinout SpringWorks, Migraine Drug Firm Satsuma Prep IPOs

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The dog days of summer are here and IPO activity has slowed, but that hasn't stopped some biotech companies from securing a place in the line leading to Wall Street. Late... Read more ...

AbbVie's Successor to Humira Wins FDA OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis

AbbVie's Successor to Humira Wins FDA OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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USC and UC San Diego try to move on after painful fight over Alzheimer's...

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Senior R&D Scientist - Single cell application - Universal Sequencing...

Design and execute experiments, and analyze data independently. Establish product quality control assays for in-process & final product test and deliver well...From Indeed... Read more ...

VIST - a Variant-Information Search Tool for precision oncology

Diagnosis and treatment decisions in cancer increasingly depend on a detailed analysis of the mutational status of a patient's genome. This analysis relies on previously... Read more ...

RF Purify: a novel tool for comprehensive analysis of tumor-purity in...

With the advent of array-based techniques to measure methylation levels in primary tumor samples, systematic investigations of methylomes have widely been performed on a large... Read more ...

Multitask learning for biomedical named entity recognition with...

Biomedical named entity recognition is a fundamental and essential task for biomedical literature mining, which affects the performance of downstream tasks. Most BioNER models... Read more ...

Characterization and mechanism of the effects of Mg-Fe layered double...

Layered double hydroxides have received widespread attention for their potential applications in catalysis, polymer nanocomposites, pharmaceuticals, and sensors. Here, the... Read more ...

Semiparametric estimation in regression with missing covariates using...

Abstract We investigate semiparametric estimation of regression coefficients through generalized estimating equations with single-index models when some covariates are missing... Read more ...