regulatory gene

‘Control center’ for sperm production discovered


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): A new study into the intricacies of sex in flowering plants have shown that a gene in plants, called DUO1, acts as a master switch to ensure twin ... Read more...

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New tool to make fight against tuberculosis easier


October 9th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers have developed an algorithm that integrates genomic and metabolic data and enables cell-scale simulations.Researchers at the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois have developed ... Read more...

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Brain regulatory gene identified


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Scientists have identified a gene that seems to be a master regulator of human brain development. The human brain is a marvel of nature with more than 100 billion ... Read more...

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Potential therapeutic target for deadly form of childhood leukaemia found


December 15th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): Scientists from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Virginia have found a gene that can act as a potential therapeutic target for deadly ... Read more...

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Faulty body clock genes could cause bipolar disorder in kids


November 12th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Genes behind malfunctioning circadian clock could be responsible for bipolar disorder in children, according to a study.In a collaborative study, researchers found four versions of the regulatory gene ... Read more...

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Baboons and humans tackle malarial infection similarly


June 25th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): When it comes to coping with malaria, baboons and humans have similar stories to tell, according to researchers at the Duke University Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy.The ... Read more...

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Genetic pathway behind body clock disturbance and arthritis link identified


June 11th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a genetic pathway responsible for link between body clock disturbance and worsening arthritis.They have found that the genes, which regulate human circadian rhythm, or 'the ... Read more...

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