Genomics

Soybean Haplotype Map : A Universal Resource for Soybean Translational and Functional Genomics

5 hours ago   |   Wiley

Summary Here we describe a worldwide haplotype map for soybean constructed using whole‐genome sequence data for 1,007 Glycine max accessions and yielding 14.9 million variants...
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Game theoretic centrality: a novel approach to prioritize disease candidate genes by combining biological networks with the Shapley value

23 hours ago   |   BMC Bioinformatics

Complex human health conditions with etiological heterogeneity like Autism Spectrum Disorder often pose a challenge for traditional genome-wide association study approaches in...
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Ancient genomes suggest woolly rhinos went extinct due to climate change, not overhunting

23 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Although overhunting led to the demise of some prehistoric megafauna after the last ice age, a new study found that the extinction of the woolly rhinoceros may have been caused...
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Spatial patterns of CTCF sites define the anatomy of TADs and their boundaries

2 days ago   |   Genome Biology

Topologically associating domains are genomic regions of self-interaction. Additionally, it is known that TAD boundaries are enriched in CTCF binding sites. In turn, CTCF sites...
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CRISPR Dominates Genome Editing Market, TALENs Projected to Grow until 2025

2 days ago   |   ISAAA

The North America genome editing market is expected to reach US$ 4,148.1 Mn in 2025 from US$ 1,234.5 Mn in 2017. The market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 17.2% from...
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Kansas State University and University of Saskatchewan Team Up to Improve Wheat Using CRISPR

2 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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Researchers Review Genome Editing Strategies Used in Developing Rice Disease Resistance

2 days ago   |   ISAAA

Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences researchers and partners reviewed the current genome editing strategies used to improve rice disease resistance. The article is...
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Researchers Decode Black Mustard Seed Genome Using New Sequencing Technology

2 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

The University of Saskatchewan announced that its team was able to decode the black mustard seed genome using a new technology called Nanopore, which they say can also work for...
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The chromosome-level wintersweet genome provides insights into floral scent biosynthesis and flowering in winter

2 days ago   |   Genome Biology

Wintersweet , an important ornamental plant, has evolved unique fragrant aroma and winter-flowering properties, which are critical for its successful sexual reproduction...
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A seventeenth-century Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome supports a Neolithic emergence of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex

2 days ago   |   Genome Biology

Although tuberculosis accounts for the highest mortality from a bacterial infection on a global scale, questions persist regarding its origin. One hypothesis based on modern...
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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 ...

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 ...

With FDA Nod, NS Pharma Duchenne Drug Becomes Sarepta Competitor

With FDA Nod, NS Pharma Duchenne Drug Becomes Sarepta Competitor

Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients whose disease is characterized by a particular genetic mutation now have a new treatment option following the FDA's Wednesday approval of a... Read more ...

Perceptive Advisors' LianBio Inks Deals With BridgeBio, MyoKardia

Perceptive Advisors' LianBio Inks Deals With BridgeBio, MyoKardia

Two California biotechs have teamed up with LianBio, a new company launched earlier this week by hedge fund Perceptive Advisors, as part of deals that expand their reach into... Read more ...

F2G Lands $60M for a New Tack on Taking Out Rare Fungal Infections

F2G Lands $60M for a New Tack on Taking Out Rare Fungal Infections

Fungal infections might not immediately come to mind as rare diseases, but growing resistance to older drugs means that patients who develop these infections have limited... Read more ...

Calliditas gets controlling stake, option to buy out Genkyotex and its...

Calliditas gets controlling stake, option to buy out Genkyotex and its failed PBC drug badams Fri, 08/14/2020 - 05:07 Read more ...

17β-Estradiol affects the innate immune response in common carp

Abstract Inflammation is the evolutionary conserved immune response to harmful stimuli such as pathogens or damaged cells. This multistep process acts by removing injurious... Read more ...

Chutes & Ladders-WuXi taps veteran operations head Dong to lead new vaccines...

Chutes & Ladders-WuXi taps veteran operations head Dong to lead new vaccines unit kblankenship Fri, 08/14/2020 - 08:23 Read more ...

Team discovers a new role for a well-known molecule as a plant hormone

Researchers at the University of Maryland have discovered an entirely new role for a well-known plant molecule called ACC, providing the first clear example of ACC acting on... Read more ...