Biotechnology

Cutting the time on early disease diagnoses with extracellular vesicles

4 hours ago   |   Phys.org

When an individual has cancer, or any number of other diseases, early detection can make a huge difference in the outcome. A research team led by the University of Notre Dame...
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Researchers demonstrate double-lock protection mechanism in crucial cellular switches

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich researchers have used CRISPR technology to probe the mechanisms that guide the developmental trajectories of stem cells in the brain...
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SABER tech gives DNA and RNA visualization a boost

8 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers have been using "Fluorescence in situ hybridization" analysis for decades to literally fish for specific DNA and RNA sequences in intact cells and tissues within...
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Structural and functional mechanisms of a new class of bacterial sigma/anti-sigma factors revealed

9 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Transcription is the process of synthesizing messenger RNA by RNA polymerase based on the DNA sequence of a gene and is the initial step in gene expression. In bacteria, σ...
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DNA Script picks up $38.5 million to make DNA production faster and simpler

3 days ago   |   TechCrunch

DNA Script has raised $38.5 million in new financing to commercialize a process that it claims is the first big leap forward in manufacturing genetic material. The revolution...
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New computer program can help crack precision medicine

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

Researchers from ANU have helped develop a new computer program to find out a person's genetic make-up, bringing us a step closer to an era of precision medicine.
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Scientists find 'molecular destruction code' for enzyme involved in cholesterol production

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

A team of UNSW scientists at the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences led by Professor Andrew Brown have shown how a key enzyme that contributes to cholesterol...
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Wild wheat relative genes to aid in battle against trio of pests

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

Wheat curl mite, greenbug and Hessian fly have long been troublemaker pests for Texas wheat, but a team of Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists is ready to go high tech to...
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The USDA announces new vision for animal genomics

3 days ago   |   Phys.org

A new U.S. Department of Agriculture blueprint, published today in Frontiers and Genetics, will serve as a guide for research and funding in animal genomics for 2018-2027 that...
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Dog DNA find could aid quest to help breeds breathe more easily

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

Scientists have discovered a DNA mutation linked to breathing problems in popular dog breeds.
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