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Jumping genes threaten egg cell quality

1 day ago   |   Phys   |   2 articles

A woman's supply of eggs is finite, so it is crucial that the quality of their genetic material is ensured. New work from Carnegie's Marla Tharp, Safia Malki, and Alex Bortvin...
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Biologists make living sperm glow

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

By applying a novel method, biologists have successfully analyzed the metabolism of intact tissues of the fruit fly using a label-free microscopy technique. They used the...
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Nitrogen-fixing genes could help grow more food using fewer resources

2 days ago   |   Phys

Scientists have transferred a collection of genes into plant-colonizing bacteria that let them draw nitrogen from the air and turn it into ammonia, a natural fertilizer.
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Int'l Team Uses Genomic Data to Show How Plants Adapt to Changing Climate

2 days ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

A team of scientists from Denmark, Japan, Austria, and Germany explored on how to ensure that crop plants continue to be productive amidst changing climate. The results of...
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Researchers discover new strategy in the fight against antibiotic resistance

3 days ago   |   Phys

Bioscience engineers from KU Leuven in Belgium have developed a new antibacterial strategy that weakens bacteria by preventing them from cooperating. Unlike with antibiotics...
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Incentive Compensation Program Manager - Invitae - San Diego, CA

4 days ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   6 articles

Proactive data analysis and data exploration nature, with ability to synthesize data and make assessments with recommendations.From InVitae - Mon, 13 Jan 2020 20:36:04 GMT...
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Directed evolution of endogenous genes opens door to rapid agronomic trait improvement

4 days ago   |   Phys

A research team led by Profs. Gao Caixia and LI Jiayang from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have engineered five...
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Interaction Screening by Kendall's Partial Correlation for Ultrahigh-dimensional Data with Survival Trait

6 days ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractMotivationIn gene expression and genome-wide association studies, the identification of interaction effects is an important and challenging issue owing to its...
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Chain alignment of collagen I deciphered using computationally designed heterotrimers

6 days ago   |   ACS Division of Biological Chemistry   |   2 articles

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 06 January 2020; doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0435-y Designed heterotrimers of collagen I, locked in three possible chain registers, enable...
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A tunable orthogonal coiled-coil interaction toolbox for engineering mammalian cells

6 days ago   |   ACS Division of Biological Chemistry   |   2 articles

Nature Chemical Biology, Published online: 06 January 2020; doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0443-y A set of orthogonal coiled-coil peptide heterodimers were developed to enable control...
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How Breast Cancer Reunited Six High School Friends

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