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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

New tool advances investigations of disease outbreaks

A new field called genomic epidemiology is taking advantage of the rapidly reduced costs of next-generation DNA sequencing to better inform public health officials faced with ongoing outbreaks.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

5 hrs ago | Circulation

Circulating MicroRNAs and the Occurrence of Acute Myocardial...

From the Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Environmental Protection, and State Key Laboratory of Environmental Health , School of Public Health , Department of Cardiology, Union Hospital , and Department of Cardiology, Tongji Hospital , Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Medicine, Nutrition, Biology, Science, Genetics

17 hrs ago | Nucleic Acids Research

A bacteriophage transcription regulator inhibits bacterial...

Petersburg State Polytechnical University, St. Petersburg, Russia Bacteriophages appropriate essential processes of bacterial hosts to benefit their own development.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

21 hrs ago | Nucleic Acids Research

Expanding the zinc-finger recombinase repertoire: directed evolution...

Replacement of their native DNA-binding domains with custom-designed Cys2-His2 zinc-finger proteins results in the creation of engineered zinc-finger recombinases capable of achieving targeted genetic modifications.

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Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Biology, Science, La-Jolla, CA, Chemistry, Genetics, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nucleic Acids Research

PARP1-TDP1 coupling for the repair of topoisomerase I-induced DNA damage

Topoisomerase I regulates DNA supercoiling and is the target of camptothecin and indenoisoquinoline anticancer drugs, as it forms Top1 cleavage complexes that are trapped by the drugs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Bethesda, MD, Biology, Science

BioMed Central

MUBII-TB-DB: a database of mutations associated with antibiotic...

Tuberculosis is an infectious bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Nucleic Acids Research

A dual promoter system regulating {lambda} DNA replication initiation

A large body of evidence has accumulated, indicating that encounters between protein machineries carrying out DNA and RNA synthesis occur in vivo and may have important regulatory consequences.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

Nucleic Acids Research

Role of histone modifications and early termination in pervasive...

We previously showed that accumulation of PHO84 antisense RNA , in cells lacking the nuclear exosome component Rrp6, is paralleled by repression of sense transcription in a process dependent on the Hda1 histone deacetylase and the H3K4 histone methyl transferase Set1.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Genetics, World News, Germany, Startups, Stanford University

BioMed Central

Characterization of single-stranded DNA-binding proteins from the...

Single-stranded DNA-binding proteins play essential roles in DNA replication, recombination and repair in Bacteria, Archaea and Eukarya.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Newswise

Tumor-Suppressor Connects with Histone Protein to Hinder Gene Expression

A tumor-suppressing protein acts as a dimmer switch to dial down gene expression.

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Related Topix: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Genetics current issue

Unexpected Function of the Glucanosyltransferase Gas1 in the DNA...

Corresponding author: Section of Molecular Biology, University of Calfornia, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla, CA 92093-0347.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, La-Jolla, CA

GantDaily.com

Disadvantaged Environments Affect Genetic Material, Study Finds

Children experiencing chronic stress from a disadvantaged life have shorter telomeres than their advantaged peers, according to a study led by Dr. Daniel Notterman , vice dean for research and graduate studies, and professor of pediatrics, and biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State College of Medicine .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine, Biology, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Methods for the Separation of Biological Molecules Using Sulfolane

More specifically, the present invention pertains to methods, compositions, and kits for separating and purifying nucleic acids.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Science / Technology, Inventions

Bioscience Technology

Potential Link Between Brain Development and Breast Cancer Gene

Scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered details into a surprising-and crucial-link between brain development and a gene whose mutation is tied to breast and ovarian cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Biology, Science

The Badger Herald Online

UW professor produces PBS series to air Wednesday night

A new three-part PBS series, titled Your Inner Fish and premiering Wednesday, focuses on the concept that humans are really forms of "modified fish."

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Related Topix: Biology, University of Chicago

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Newswise

Scientists Reveal Potential Link Between Brain Development and Breast Cancer Gene

Scientists at the Salk Institute have uncovered details into a surprising-and crucial-link between brain development and a gene whose mutation is tied to breast and ovarian cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Inder Kumar, Genetics, Biology, Science

Sys-Con Media

DNA and RNA Isolation Techniques: Market Developments, Growth Areas and Opportunities 2014

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "DNA and RNA Isolation Techniques: Market Developments, Growth Areas and Opportunities 2014" report to their offering.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Jersey Journal

SEF grant helps develop hands-on science research at Summit High School

Thanks to a grant from SEF, Dr. Patricia A. Fontan was hired as the "Scientific Research Community Liaison" at Summit High School.

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Related Topix: Summit, NJ, Biology, Science, Rutgers University, Education Etc., Kenilworth, NJ

Fri Apr 04, 2014

CiteULike

Viral Quasispecies Evolution

Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews , Vol. 76, No. 2. , pp. 159-216, doi:10.1128/mmbr.05023-11 Summary: Evolution of RNA viruses occurs through disequilibria of collections of closely related mutant spectra or mutant clouds termed viral quasispecies.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Microbiology

The Tech

How Kendall Square became a biotech hub

In the 1970s, if you stood at the corner of Main and Vassar streets and looked out from the edge of the MIT campus, you would see nothing but a vacant lot.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Biotech, Biogen Idec, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics

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