News tagged with dna mutation

DNA mutations get harder to hide

Rice University researchers have developed a method to detect rare DNA mutations with an approach hundreds of times more powerful than current methods.

dateMay 26, 2015 in Biochemistry
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When the cell's two genomes collide

(Phys.org)—Plant and animal cells contain two genomes: one in the nucleus and one in the mitochondria. When mutations occur in each, they can become incompatible, leading to disease. To increase understanding ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Biotechnology
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DNA clamp to grab cancer before it develops

As part of an international research project, a team of researchers has developed a DNA clamp that can detect mutations at the DNA level with greater efficiency than methods currently in use. Their work could ...

dateDec 19, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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