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Efficient DNA extraction from plant tissue

Flexible protocols can be adjusted to optimise your specific plant extraction protocol requirements

Why duplicate genes are conserved in the genome

Confer ‘mutational robustness’ in individuals, which allows them to adapt to novel, potentially dangerous environments

Study shows diverse molecular mechanisms underlying evolution

Reservoir of mutations enabled cichlid fish to adapt to varied environments; results shed light on mechanisms of vertebrate evolution

Genomics technologies for targeted epigenomic analysis

Collaboration brings together genomics expertise and infrastructure atGarvan Institute and the products for target enrichment from Roche NimbleGen

Partnership for population wide genomic analysis

Population wide analysis is crucial if the potential of whole genome sequencing for medical application in patients with complex diseases is to be realised

New magnetic technology launched

Technology for bioseparations and studies of biomolecular interactions

Personalised medicine drives next-generation sequencing

Future of DNA sequencing will shift from a laboratory-based setup to point of care testing in the next five years

KASP genotyping assays developed

Versatile KASP exome sample tracking panel provides sample provenance

Genetic mutation could increase understanding of ADHD

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have discovered that a mutation in a single gene involved in the functioning of the brain’s nervous system can lead to hyperactivity symptoms that are characteristic of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity...

Molecular confirmation of genetic disorders: DiaSorin add extra value

End-of-year savings to be made on DiaSorin Blood DNA extraction kits for molecular confirmation of genetic disorders.

Understanding the effects of genes on human traits

Recent technological developments in genomics have revealed a large number of genetic influences on common complex diseases, such as diabetes, asthma, cancer or schizophrenia.

Genetic mutation causes obesity

Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Boston Children’s Hospital have discovered a genetic cause of severe obesity which, although rare, raises new questions about weight gain and energy use.

Fisheries-induced evolution adds a bonus to good management

A new study published online by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is the first to determine whether genetic changes resulting from fishing pressure have any significant economic effects for the case of Atlantic cod.

New approach solves large molecular puzzles

Scientists at European Molecular Biology Laboratory have used super-resolution microscopy to solve a decade-long debate about the structure...

To feed the future, we must mine the wealth of the world’s seed banks today

With fewer than a dozen flowering plants out of 300,000 species accounting for 80 percent of humanity’s caloric intake, people need to tap unused plants to feed the world in the near future, claims Cornell University plant geneticist...

Staphylococcus aureus vaccine

A consortium comprising Imaxio, the Jenner Institute at Oxford University, the European Vaccine Initiative and Preclin Biosystems has been awarded a major FP7 grant to support development and phase I clinical trial of an S. aureus vaccine.

Rare pregnancy condition programmes babies to become overweight in later life

Babies born to mothers who suffer from a rare metabolic complication during pregnancy are programmed to be overweight, according to a study published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Exotic fish study sheds light on how our nerves protect themselves

Fresh insights gained from a study of tropical fish could help our understanding of how the nervous system works.

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