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Swift movement in shrink-to-fit genes

The remarkable fact that people who work on understanding our DNA always mention in their talks is that we have about 1.5 m of DNA in the nucleus of each of cells, and these nuclei are only around 5 thousandths of a millimetre across. 444 more words

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RNA-seq gene profiling - a systematic empirical comparison


RNA-seq gene profiling – a systematic empirical comparison

Nuno A Fonseca, John A Marioni, Alvis Brazma

Accurately quantifying gene expression levels is a key goal of experiments using RNA-sequencing to assay the transcriptome. 238 more words

Gene Expression

So What is Epigenetics Anyway - Part 6?

In this final part of the series, we ask the question, “Where is evolution taking us?” Scientists have always thought that evolution was strictly a random change to our DNA that changed us forever. 241 more words

Epigenetics

THE GENETIC LANDSCAPE OF TRANSCRIPTIONAL NETWORKS IN A COMBINED HAPLOID/DIPLOID PLANT SYSTEM

THE GENETIC LANDSCAPE OF TRANSCRIPTIONAL NETWORKS IN A COMBINED HAPLOID/DIPLOID PLANT SYSTEM
Jukka-Pekka Verta, Christian R Landry, John J MacKay

Heritable variation in gene expression is a source of evolutionary change and our understanding of the genetic basis of expression variation remains incomplete. 211 more words

Gene Expression

A whitepaper, Oil-Encapsulated Nanodroplet Array for Bio-molecular Detection: Has the time come for PCR to be 'obsolete' ?

Cellgen Diagnostics  has recently announced a free whitepaper on a molecular diagnostics platform that can rapidly detect genetic material to identify various illnesses and diseases in humans. 154 more words

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