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Apple genome could lead to better apples

August 30th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Scientists have apparently drafted a genome sequence of apple that may help in improving the quality of apple production.The availability of a genome sequence for apple will allow ... Read more...

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Genomic diversity among African-American populations far more complex than believed

December 22nd, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 22 (ANI): An international research team has performed a genetic study which reveals that genomic diversity among African and African-American populations are far more complex than originally thought.The research team, ... Read more...

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How proteins travel in the brain

April 22nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): While proteins are known to be at the centre of every life process, and carry out all sorts of work by going to the cell, what guides these ... Read more...

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T. rex protein may have contained traces of ostrich rather than chicken

February 28th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A fresh analysis of ancient protein from a fossilized Tyrannosaurus rex has revealed traces of ostrich haemoglobin in the original samples, which in an earlier study, were ... Read more...

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Scientists identify mechanism that helps fruit flies lock-in memories

March 30th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) say that they have identified a protein in fruit flies that alters the strength of synaptic connections called plasticity, which ... Read more...

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Over 100 genes inactivated in cancer cells identified

January 8th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 8 (ANI): Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found more than 100 genes that have an abnormal pattern of activation in cancer cells.Ziv Bar-Joseph, a computational biologist at the university, ... Read more...

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