• phys.org | 7/12/2019 | Staff
    CRISPR-Cas9 is a powerful, high-throughput gene-editing tool that can help scientists engineer organisms for bioenergy applications. Cas9 needs guide RNA to lead it to the correct sequence to...
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  • phys.org | 10/14/2015 | Staff
    Spatial separation of active from inactive fractions of the genome in the cell nucleus is crucial for gene expression control. A new study uncovers leading mechanisms of such separation and turns...
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  • phys.org | 4/8/2019 | Staff
    First they mapped the genome of wheat; now they have reconstructed its breeding history. Joining forces with other European researchers, scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München have examined the...
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  • ScienceDaily | 5/2/2019 | Staff
    Researchers working as part of the International Peanut Genome Initiative have previously pinpointed one of the peanut's two wild ancestors and shown that the peanut is a living legacy of some of...
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  • ScienceDaily | 4/18/2019 | Staff
    But as it turned out, junk DNA is actually critical in coordinating and regulating the work of actual genes. For example, there are sequences of DNA that "jump" around the genome and influence gene...
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  • phys.org | 9/16/2011 | Staff
    An international consortium has sequenced the entire genome of durum wheat—the source of semolina for pasta, a food staple for the world's population, according to an article published today in...
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  • ScienceDaily | 4/5/2019 | Staff
    RNA polymerase II (RNAPII) -- the enzyme that produces RNA from a DNA template -- can become stuck due to damage to the DNA template, and these jams must be cleared to restore gene expression and...
    359 views Omnista
  • phys.org | 3/26/2019 | Staff
    California produces 99 percent of the walnuts grown in the United States. New research could provide a major boost to the state's growing $1.6 billion walnut industry by making it easier to breed...
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  • phys.org | 3/13/2019 | Staff
    The ability to read the genome—all the DNA of an organism—has vast potential to understand human health and disease. Researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and UNSW Sydney have...
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  • phys.org | 3/11/2019 | Staff
    The CRISPR/Cas9 system has been causing ripples in the scientific community ever since its mechanisms were reported in 2012. Commonly referred to as a genome editing tool, many scientists have found...
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