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Fish shed light on human melanoma - Science Codex

Fish shed light on human melanomaScience CodexThe experiments will be reported at the "Model Organisms to Human Biology: Cancer Genetics" Meeting, June 17-20, 2012, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in ...and more »...
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Same gene that stunts infants' growth also makes them grow too big: research - Medical Xpress

Same gene that stunts infants' growth also makes them grow too big: research - Medical Xpress | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Same gene that stunts infants' growth also makes them grow too big: researchMedical XpressPublished in the May 27 edition of Nature Genetics, the UCLA findings could lead to new ways of blocking the rapid cell division that allows tumors to grow...
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Free edu-comic about genomics and stem cells, written by Ken Macleod

Free edu-comic about genomics and stem cells, written by Ken Macleod | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Ken Macleod and the European stem cell research consortium OptiStem have produced a CC-licensed educational comic about genomics called "Hope Beyond Hype." It's available as a free download, or as a &gbp;1 hardcopy, with translations to follow in...
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Oxford Launches New Hunt for Yeti DNA Samples | Popular Science

Oxford Launches New Hunt for Yeti DNA Samples | Popular Science | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Now a new effort could settle it for good, by studying DNA from hair samples stored at various institutions around the world. Maybe the samples do belong to a yeti or some type of beast unknown to science, or maybe it's as ...
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Genetic markers to predict male fertility identified - Science Daily (press release)

Genetic markers to predict male fertility identified - Science Daily (press release) | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Genetic markers to predict male fertility identifiedScience Daily (press release)In fact, there is a considerable proportion of cases of unexplained infertility and data suggest that abnormal sperm function may have a genetic or molecular origin.
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Men can rest easy -- sex chromosomes are here to stay - Phys.Org

Men can rest easy -- sex chromosomes are here to stay - Phys.Org | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Men can rest easy -- sex chromosomes are here to stayPhys.OrgFears that sex-linked chromosomes, such as the male Y chromosome, are doomed to extinction have been refuted in a new genetic study which examines the sex chromosomes of chickens.
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Newborns With Missing Spleen - Genetic Link Identified - Medical News Today

Newborns With Missing Spleen - Genetic Link Identified - Medical News Today | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Newborns With Missing Spleen - Genetic Link IdentifiedMedical News TodayThe study, a collaboration between Dr. Selleri and her team, and Dr. Jean-Laurent Casanova at the Rockefeller University, who is professor in the St.
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CIENCIASMEDICASNEWS: Sequencing Chromosomal ...

CIENCIASMEDICASNEWS: Sequencing Chromosomal ... | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
We sequenced BCAs in patients with autism or related NDDs, revealing disruption of 33 loci in four general categories: (1) genes previously associated with abnormal neurodevelopment (e.g., AUTS2, FOXP1, and CDKL5), ...
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Nvidia Bioinformatics Analyzes Plants, E. coli, and Giant Pandas - Dr. Dobb's

Nvidia Bioinformatics Analyzes Plants, E. coli, and Giant Pandas - Dr. Dobb's | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Nvidia Bioinformatics Analyzes Plants, E. coli, and Giant PandasDr.
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The Bioinformatics Adventure: 8 reviews about de novo genome ...

1. Monya Baker (Editor at Nature). De novo genome assembly: what every biologist should know. Nature Methods 9, 333–337 (2012) doi:10.1038/nmeth.1935. http://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/v9/n4/full/nmeth.1935.html ...
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IDBA-UD: A de Novo Assembler for Single-Cell and Metagenomic Sequencing Data with Highly Uneven Depth

RT @druvus: IDBA-UD: A de Novo Assembler for Single-Cell and Metagenomic Sequencing Data with Highly Uneven Depth http://t.co/Mdd9YuB2 #metagenomics...
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PLoS Pathogens: Comparative Genomics of the Apicomplexan Parasites Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum: Coccidia Differing in Host Range and Transmission Strategy

PLoS Pathogens: Comparative Genomics of the Apicomplexan Parasites Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum: Coccidia Differing in Host Range and Transmission Strategy | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
From molecules to physiology (RT @mlangelaar: Comparative Genomics Toxoplasma & Neospora: inzicht in verschil succes als parasiet, host range + virulence.)...
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Ion Proton Sequencer | Life Technologies

Ion Proton Sequencer | Life Technologies | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Powered by Ion Torrent™ semiconductor chip technology, the Ion Proton™ Sequencer is the first benchtop next-generation sequencer to offer fast, affordable human genome and human exome sequencing.
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Viral genome remnants indicate that the mysterious Denisovans, not ...

Viral genome remnants indicate that the mysterious Denisovans, not ... | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Viral Bioinformatics Resource Center · Virology.ca Tools · VOCS · VGO · Base By Base · JDotter ... See on Scoop.it – Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca. Humans and Neanderthals are close cousins.
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Amazon.com: An Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for Bioinformatics using R (Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical & Computational Biology) (9781439892367): Sorin Draghici: Books

Amazon.com: An Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for Bioinformatics using R (Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical & Computational Biology) (9781439892367): Sorin Draghici: Books | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: An Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for Bioinformatics using R (Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical & Computational Biology) (9781439892367): Sorin Draghici: Books (An Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis for Bioinformatics...
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Scientists Rewrite DNA Code In Cells With Erasable Digital Data ...

Scientists Rewrite DNA Code In Cells With Erasable Digital Data ... | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Bioengineers from Stanford University have devised a way of repeatedly encoding, storing and erasing digital data within the DNA of living cells.
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My Weblog on Bioinformatics, Genome Science, Next Generation ...

My Weblog on Bioinformatics, Genome Science, Next Generation ... | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Fwd: An Abundance of Rare Functional Variants in 202 Drug Target Genes Sequenced in 14002 People. ... We explored this spectrum of variation by sequencing 202 genes encoding drug targets in 14002 individuals.
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Researchers solve 70-year-old organic chemistry mystery | R&D Mag

Researchers solve 70-year-old organic chemistry mystery | R&D Mag | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
In 1942, a new type of aromatic compound known as stipitatic acid was first isolated from fungi.
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UW Scientist's Paper Will Have First-Ever Primer Accompany in GENETICS Journal - University of Wyoming News

UW Scientist's Paper Will Have First-Ever Primer Accompany in GENETICS Journal - University of Wyoming News | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
University of Wyoming NewsUW Scientist's Paper Will Have First-Ever Primer Accompany in GENETICS JournalUniversity of Wyoming NewsMay 8, 2012 — Editors of the scientific journal GENETICS will have a primer accompany a research paper submitted by a...
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First Ion Proton Systems Installed

The first Ion Proton systems installed and sequencing at Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center (BCM-HGSC) in Houston, Texas. Installation...
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Ancient Swedish farmer came from the Mediterranean

Ancient Swedish farmer came from the Mediterranean | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Five-thousand-year-old DNA gives insight into the spread of agriculture across Europe.
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TGen News - Largest Autism Study Ever Conducted Using DNA Array Technology

The largest research collaboration ever to focus on the genetics of autism.
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Ancient cotton unveils secrets of domesticated crop evolution | R&D Mag

Ancient cotton unveils secrets of domesticated crop evolution | R&D Mag | BS2040: Bioinformatics | Scoop.it
Using high-throughput gene sequencing techniques, scientists studying 1,600-year-old cotton from the banks of the Nile have found what they believe is the first evidence that punctuated evolution has occurred in a major crop group within the...
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Counterfeiters Meet Their Match in DNA Tagging - EBN

Counterfeiters Meet Their Match in DNA TaggingEBNFortunately, I was able to contact a key scientist with significant DNA knowledge: Vicky Markstein, president of Life Sciences Society and IEEE CS Bioinformatics General Chair.
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Genetics of flu susceptibility: Why the flu is life-threatening for some, and quite mild for others

A genetic finding could help explain why influenza becomes a life-threatening disease to some people while it has only mild effects in others.
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