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READemption - A tool for the computational analysis of deep-sequencing-based transcriptome data

READemption – A tool for the computational analysis of deep-sequencing-based transcriptome data
Konrad Ulrich Förstner, Jörg Vogel, Cynthia Mira Sharma

Summary: RNA-Seq has become a potent and widely used method to qualitatively and quantitatively study transcriptomes. 131 more words

Computational Biology

E-cigarettes change cells similar to those affected by tobacco

Electronic cigarettes can change gene expression in a similar way to tobacco, according to one of the first studies to investigate the biological effects of the devices.

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Sex Differences in the Brain

When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered the makers of Ambien to cut their recommended dose in half for women, they were acknowledging that millions of women had been overdosing on the well-known sleep aid for 20 years. 473 more words

Journals - Cerebrum

Who are we Humans?

This is a bit philosophical but bear with me. What makes us human? Are we really smarter than other animals? What is our purpose in life? 277 more words

Epigenetics

A promoter-level mammalian expression atlas

Researchers from the FANTOM Consortium and the RIKEN PMI and CLST mapped transcription start sites and their usage in human and mouse primary cells, cell lines and tissues to produce a comprehensive overview of mammalian gene expression across the human body. 12 more words

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