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Biotechnology: Metal collector made of bacteria

7 minutes ago   |   ScienceDaily

Bacteria, fungi and plants sometimes produce metal-binding substances that can be harnessed, for example for the extraction of raw materials, for their separation, for cleaning...
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UFGI publication round-up week 5/4/20

9 hours ago   |   Genetics Institute   |   7 articles

Under-the-Radar Dengue Virus Infections in Natural Populations of Aedes aegypti Mosquitoes. Boyles SM, Mavian CN, Finol E, Ukhanova M, Stephenson CJ, Hamerlinck G, Kang S...
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Editing plant chromosomes using molecular scissors

15 hours ago   |   Phys

The CRISPR/Cas molecular scissors work like a fine surgical instrument and can be used to modify genetic information in plants. The research teams of Professor Holger Puchta of...
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Scientists synthesize tick spit protein for first time

18 hours ago   |   Phys

Using the properties of naturally occurring proteins offers huge potential for new medicines. Charlotte Franck in Professor Richard Payne's lab has for the first time made the...
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Ethicists: We need more flexible tools for evaluating gene-edited food

18 hours ago   |   Phys

Is there now a way to genetically engineer crops to create food that people can confidently consider natural?
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TaxoNN: Ensemble of Neural Networks on Stratified Microbiome Data for Disease Prediction

1 day ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationResearch supports the potential use of microbiome as a predictor of some diseases. Motivated by the findings that microbiome data is complex in nature and...
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A cross-sectional study exploring disease characteristics and phylogenetic nature of human cytomegalovirus among infected neonates with congenital nephrotic syndrome

1 day ago   |   Springer

Abstract Background Congenital nephrotic syndrome is a rare but serious condition which affects neonates and is caused by monogenic defects of glomerular structural proteins or...
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Genetic discovery sheds light on sodium accumulation in barley crops

1 day ago   |   Phys   |   2 articles

An international team of scientists have identified a naturally occurring gene variation that influences sodium content in barley crops. The finding could help to advance the...
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An under-researched mechanism in the fast-moving field of epigenetics

1 day ago   |   Phys

A key epigenetic mark can block the binding of an important gene regulatory protein, and therefore prohibit the gene from being turned off, a new UNSW study in CRISPR-modified...
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RDE-3 found to add pUG tails to targets of RNA interference and to transposon RNAs

1 day ago   |   Phys

A team of researchers from Harvard Medical School, Nanjing Agricultural University and the University of Wisconsin has found that the protein RDE-3 in nematode worms adds pUG...
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