News tagged with dna mutation

Scientists use DNA sequencing to attack lung cancer

Aided by next-generation DNA sequencing technology, an international team of researchers has gained insights into how more than 60 carcinogens associated with cigarette smoke bind to and chemically modify human DNA, ultimately ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Cancer
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Quick and easy diagnosis for mitochondrial disorders

Soon you could be genetically screened for mitochondrial disorders quickly and comprehensively. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, Genome Medicine, outlines an innovative clinical diagnostic test ...

dateOct 22, 2009 in Genetics
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Ancient bison genetic treasure trove for farmers

( -- Genetic information from an extinct species of bison preserved in permafrost for thousands of years could help improve modern agricultural livestock and breeding programs, according to University of Adelaide ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in Biotechnology
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