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Efficient expression and function of a receptor‐like kinase in wheat powdery mildew defense require an intron located MYB binding site

7 hours ago   |   Wiley

Summary The LRK10‐like receptor kinases are ubiquitously present in higher plants, but knowledge of their expression and function is still limited. Here, we report expression...
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Study: COVID-19 Infection Combined with Blood Clots Worsen Patient Outcomes

12 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology


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Folding of SARS-CoV2 genome reveals drug targets - and preparation for 'SARS-CoV3'

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers report having observed the RNA folding structures of the SARS-CoV2 genome with which the virus controls the infection process. Since these structures are very...
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At-home COVID tests don't guarantee you can safely eat Thanksgiving dinner with others

3 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

Like with all coronavirus tests, a negative test result doesn't guarantee that you're not infected or won't be in the future, San Diego scientists say...
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Consolidated Plasmid Design for Stabilized Heterologous Production of the Complex Natural Product Siderophore Yersiniabactin

3 days ago   |   Wiley

Abstract Yersiniabactin is a hybrid polyketide‐nonribosomal complex natural product also known as a siderophore for its iron chelation properties. The native producer of Ybt...
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COVID-19 Experimental Antibody Treatment Reaches Patients

COVID-19 Experimental Antibody Treatment Reaches Patients

3 days ago   |   Discovery's Edge   |   3 articles

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Mayo Clinic began offering an experimental therapy to patients who test positive for COVID-19 and are at high risk for serious illness. The therapy uses a...
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Thinking About Thanksgiving? A Reminder of What COVID-19 Can Do To A Human Body

4 days ago   |   DNA Science

My blog posts around Thanksgiving are predictably dull: Turkey Genetics 101 , The Peaceable Genomes of Pumpkins . But 2020 is like no other year. Humanity is at war with the...
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Vibrations of coronavirus proteins may play a role in infection

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

New research finds vibrations of the protein spikes on coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, play a crucial part in allowing the virus to penetrate human cells. The findings...
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Coinfection: More than the sum of its parts

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Infections with two pathogens pose a serious threat in the clinics. Researchers have developed a technique that provides new insights into this process and can be used as an...
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Gut microbiome manipulation could result from virus discovery

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Scientists have discovered how a common virus in the human gut infects and takes over bacterial cells - a finding that could be used to control the composition of the gut...
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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 ...

Vividion Therapeutics, Inc.: Research Associate / Senior Research Associate...

Vividion Therapeutics, Inc.: Vividion is a privately held biotechnology company based in San Diego that is leveraging an innovative and proprietary chemical proteomics platform... Read more ...

Maravai LifeSciences raises $1.62 billion in upsized stock offering

San Diego company provides products used in the development of gene and cell therapies, including leading vaccines for COVID-19... Read more ...

Genetics behind deadly oat blight

A multi-institution team has identified the genetic mechanisms that enable the production of a deadly toxin called Victorin - the causal agent for Victoria blight of oats, a... Read more ...

Making sense of a universe of corn genetics

A new study details the latest efforts to predict traits in corn based on genomics and data analytics. The data management technique could help to 'turbo charge' the seemingly... Read more ...

Tarantula toxin attacks with molecular stinger

A bird-catching Chinese tarantula bite contains a stinger-like poison that plunges into a molecular target in the electrical signaling system of their prey's nerve cells. New... Read more ...

Scientists reveal role of RNA helicase in zygote activation and stem cell...

After double fertilization, zygotic activation occurs that initiates a new life cycle, followed by cell divisions, cell differentiation and organogenesis. During post-embryonic... Read more ...

Folding of SARS-CoV2 genome reveals drug targets-preparation for SARS-CoV3

The genetic code of the SARS-CoV2 virus is exactly 29,902 characters long, strung through a long RNA molecule. It contains the information for the production of 27 proteins... Read more ...

Researchers Reveal Switch Used in Plant Defense Against Animal Attack

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Identifying compound classes through machine learning

Everything that lives has metabolites, produces metabolites and consumes metabolites. These molecules arise as intermediate and end products from chemical processes in an... Read more ...

Mother's touch lingers in her child's genes

Mothers leave their mark on their children in many ways-and WEHI researchers have discovered a protein called SMCHD1 is involved in this 'imprinting' process. Read more ...