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Genetic analysis of ancient massacre reveals instance of indiscriminate killing

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Credit: Novak et al, 2021, PLOS ONE (CC-BY 4.0, [link] Genetic analysis provides clarity and also prompts further questions around an ancient massacre in Poto?ani,

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Genetic analysis uncovers shared evolutionary history of fish fins and vertebrate limbs

Scienmag

Those appendages vary greatly in size, shape, and function, of course — from fins to wings, arms, and legs — but a new genetic analysis shows that genes that control development at the ends of the appendages share a deep evolutionary history.

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Genetic analysis links obesity to higher rheumatoid arthritis risk

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An analysis of genetic data collected from more than 850,000 individuals of European ancestry has found a link between obesity-related genes and rheumatoid arthritis. In the Arthritis & Rheumatology analysis, investigators found an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis when body mass index was predicted to be high based on an individual’s genetics. Biology Diet/Body Weight Eating Disorders/Obesity Genes Genetics Medicine/Health Musculature

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Genetic analysis reveals differences in mate choice between wild and hatchery coho salmon

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A new study of the genetic profiles of wild and hatchery coho salmon demonstrates important distinctions in how the two types of fish form mating pairs. A new study of the genetic profiles of wild and hatchery coho salmon demonstrates important distinctions in […].

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Genetic analysis provides insights into the cause of hydrocephalus, or “water on the brain”

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Latest News analysis brain genetic hydrocephalus insights waterBOSTON – Hydrocephalus, or “water on the brain,” occurs when the cerebral ventricles—four interconnected cavities of the brain that are filled with cerebrospinal fluid—become enlarged, but its cause is unknown in many cases. A better understanding could lead to improved treatments for hydrocephalus, which is the leading reason for brain surgery in children and is […].

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#news #biotech Boost for mouse genetic analysis

BioTech 365

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Boost for mouse genetic analysis.To understand what role an individual gene plays, biologists have, for 100 years, been using a trick of nature: While in principle, the … Continue reading → #news

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New genetic analysis method could advance personal genomics

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Computational method capable of decoding influence of rare variants Geneticists could identify the causes of disorders that currently go undiagnosed if standard practices for collecting individual genetic information were expanded to capture more variants that researchers can now decipher, concludes new Johns Hopkins University research.

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Genetic Analysis co-develops HumGut – the world’s first complete database of reference genomes from the human gut microbiome

Drug Discovery Today

(Oslo, August 5, 2021) Molecular diagnostics specialist, Genetic Analysis AS (GA) today announced the first publication from the comprehensive HumGut microbiome database has appeared in the leading scientific journal Microbiome. HumGut comprises a collection of about 30,000 genomes, covering the broad diversity of bacterial genomes found in the human gut.

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Gilead's Veklury should be effective against COVID-19 variants

Pharma Times

Company has completed genetic analysis for UK and South African variants

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Novel acute myeloid leukemia subtypes identified

Scienmag

With the help of proteome and genetic analysis, researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, together with cooperation partners from the Frankfurt University Hospital, German […].

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Genomic study reveals complex origins of people living in Tibetan-Yi corridor

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In the most comprehensive genetic analysis of the native people there to date, researchers reveal that the ethnic groups’ peopling and migration history is more complex than previously concluded.

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Genetic sleuthing reveals endangered river dolphins in Asia as different species

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Tracking down listeria

Scienmag

“New methods, such as genetic analysis with […]. The BfR symposium discusses online how food can be made even safer and how consumers can be better protected For this reason, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) is hosting an online symposium from 16 to 17 November 2020, which will focus on protection against listeria. Medicine & Health Bacteriology Medicine/Health Microbiology Nutrition/Nutrients

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Minimal SARS-CoV-2 diversity suggests a global vaccine is feasible

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Genetic analysis of sequences from more than 27,000 individuals infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 reveals that the virus has mutated minimally since December 2019, suggesting one vaccine would be sufficient to combat global infections.

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Psomagen Inc. Expands Its COVID-19 Diagnostic Services to Include At-Home Saliva Collection Kits

BioTech 365

a CLIA-certified genetic analysis service provider, is adapting to the … Continue reading → Business WirePsomagen Inc. Expands Its COVID-19 Diagnostic Services to Include At-Home Saliva Collection Kits Psomagen Inc.

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Oncotarget: Cooperative tumorigenic effects of targeted deletions of tumor suppressors

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Volume 11, Issue 28 of Oncotarget features “Genetic analysis of the cooperative tumorigenic effects of targeted deletions of tumor suppressors Rb1, Trp53, Men1, and Pten in neuroendocrine tumors in mice” by Xu et, al.

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#news #biotech Exploring Indian genetic heritage in present-day Thailand

BioTech 365

Biotechnology, Pharma and Biopharma News – Research – Science – Lifescience ://Biotech-Biopharma-Pharma: Exploring Indian genetic heritage in present-day Thailand.A new genetic analysis reveals novel insights into the genetic heritage of people living in Thailand in the present day, which … Continue reading → #news

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Recurrent GBM brain tumors with few mutations respond best to immunotherapy

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The finding from a genetic analysis of tumors treated with Duke’s poliovirus therapy suggests a predictive biomarker for survival DURHAM, N.C. – Glioblastoma brain tumors are especially perplexing. Inevitably lethal, the tumors occasionally respond to new immunotherapies after they’ve grown back, enabling up to 20% of patients to live well beyond predicted survival times. What […]. Medicine & Health cancer Immunology/Allergies/Asthma Medicine/Health

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New research identifies biological causes of muscle weakness in later life

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A new largescale genetic analysis has found biological mechanisms that contribute to making people more susceptible to muscle weakness in later life, finding that diseases such as osteoarthritis and diabetes may play a large role in susceptibility. Biology Cell Biology Genes Genetics Medicine/Health Musculature Pain Rehabilitation/Prosthetics/Plastic Surgery

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After Stillbirth, New Genetic Analyses May Give Parents Answers

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12) — Columbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the condition’s genetic foundations. The findings suggest that genetic analysis could be used to counsel parents who have previously experienced stillbirth and to unlock new human biology. Biology Developmental/Reproductive Biology Genes Genetics Gynecology Medicine/HealthNEW YORK, NY (Aug.

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Agena Bioscience Granted EUA for High-Throughput, Low-Cost SARS-CoV-2 Panel

The Pharma Data

Agena Bioscience develops, manufactures, and supplies genetic analysis systems and reagents, including the MassARRAY ® System. SAN DIEGO , Oct.

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Immunotherapies could target aggressive pancreatic cancer, research indicates

The Pharma Data

Scientists have discovered that hard-to-treat pancreatic cancer hijacks a key immune system response.

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AI test could predict best cancer therapies for patients

Pharma Phorum

Genetic analysis of tumours can reveal mutations that are fuelling cancers growth, some of which can be targeted with treatment, they note. The technique was able to predict individual drug responses more accurately than genetic features, such as mutations in three key genes (EGFR, KRAS and PIK3CA) which are already used to select patients for treatment with targeted drugs.

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Beam makes USD 120M bet; GRAIL and Quest announce the collaboration; Brain organoids mimic infant’s brains; Improvement in T cells to kill cancer

Delveinsight

Beam Therapeutics has taken over a startup whose technology could proffer the biotech’s genetic medicines to more tissues in the body, widening the potential to approach more diseases. Instead of snipping the genome, base editing lets for edits of individual letters in a genetic sequence.

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Fighting viruses is as easy as breathing

The Pharma Data

Genetic analysis revealed that the mechanical strain had activated molecular pathways related to immune defense and multiple antiviral genes, and these activations were reversed when the cyclical stretching was stopped.

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Hope in sight with Apellis’ pegcetacoplan OAKS/DERBY results for GA

Pharma Phorum

This was a post hoc analysis,” Dr Wykoff explained. When we do that, we call it a perilesional analysis. The risk profile of developing AMD has been studied for years,” he said, “and more than 50% of a given individual’s risk profile is dependent on their genetics.

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Solving the Global Clinical Trial Gap: The Case for Partnering with Multisite Lab Services

XTalks

Integrated technologies, such as the Research Use Only platform, DEPArray™*, allow for the further exploration of precision medicine by allowing researchers to easily identify and isolate single cells for downstream genetic analysis.

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Genes Help Explain Role of Race in Prostate Cancer Risk

The Pharma Data

Now, research is helping to bring genetic risks for people of various racial and ethnic groups into focus. Researchers from the USC Center for Genetic Epidemiology in Los Angeles and the Institute of Cancer Research in London led the study. 4 in the journal Nature Genetics.

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Why Do Black Patients Fare Worse With Blood Cancer Than Whites?

The Pharma Data

And even when Black people with AML have the same access to treatment as white patients, their survival is shorter — something genetic differences might explain. The researchers said genetic analysis revealed differences within the cancer cells of Black and white patients with AML.

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4 Food and Beverage Industry Trends to Look Out for in 2021

XTalks

Understanding individual needs based on data collected from genetic analysis, body analysis and personal preferences will make personalized nutrition products more tailored,” she adds. 2020 has been a year full of unexpected events and changes for the food and beverage industry.

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4 Food and Beverage Industry Trends to Look Out for in 2021

XTalks

Understanding individual needs based on data collected from genetic analysis, body analysis and personal preferences will make personalized nutrition products more tailored,” she adds. 2020 has been a year full of unexpected events and changes for the food and beverage industry.