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Mapping the Genomic Features of Cervical Cancer
Mapping the Genomic Features of Cervical Cancer
News   Jan 24, 2017

Findings will help aid the subclassification of the disease and in turn, help to personalize cancer treatment.

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Biological Drivers of Disease Differ Significantly Between the Sexes
Biological Drivers of Disease Differ Significantly Between the Sexes
News   Jan 24, 2017

GWAS used to search for the origins of sex differences in a number of diseases.

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Blood Cell Mutation Linked to Heart Disease
Blood Cell Mutation Linked to Heart Disease
News   Jan 24, 2017

A new study provides some of the first links between relatively common mutations in the blood cells of the elderly and atherosclerosis.

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Omicia Acquires Spiral Genetics
Omicia Acquires Spiral Genetics
News   Jan 24, 2017

With this acquisition, Omicia adds secondary NGS analysis and
structural variant capabilities.

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Choreographing the microRNA-target Dance
Choreographing the microRNA-target Dance
News   Jan 24, 2017

The microRNA pathway is critically important to health and disease, serving as a kind of volume control for genes, dialing down the expression of specific proteins.

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Using Genetic Alterations to Predict Pediatric AMKL Treatment Success
Using Genetic Alterations to Predict Pediatric AMKL Treatment Success
News   Jan 24, 2017

International researchers led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified genetic alterations that can be used to guide treatment of pediatric acute megakaryoblastic leukemia.

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Breast Tumours Evolve to Make Their Own "Fuel Supply"
Breast Tumours Evolve to Make Their Own "Fuel Supply"
News   Jan 23, 2017

Scientists have discovered why a type of breast cancer drug stops working in some patients.

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Seeking Structure With Metagenome Sequences
Seeking Structure With Metagenome Sequences
News   Jan 23, 2017

Metagenomics database helps fill in 10 percent of previously unknown protein structures.

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A Universal Toolkit for Modifying Gene Expression
A Universal Toolkit for Modifying Gene Expression
News   Jan 23, 2017

New genetic engineering technique could help design, study biological systems.

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Genetic Driver of Lung Cancer
Genetic Driver of Lung Cancer
News   Jan 23, 2017

Study finds that Ect2 is required for tumor formation in vivo and identifies a novel function related to ribosomes for Ect2 in lung adenocarcinoma tumor cells.

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