News tagged with gene activity

Mutations directly identifiable in active genes

Researchers at Uppsala University, Sweden, have developed a new method for identifying genetic variation, including mutations, in active genes. Hopes are strong that the method represents an important research tool that will ...

dateApr 12, 2010 in Genetics
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Resting brain reveals connections

( -- Images of the brain with various areas 'lighting up' in a rainbow of colours are now pretty familiar to many of us. These come from studies in which people are given tasks to do inside MRI scanners, and the ...

dateFeb 26, 2010 in Neuroscience
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In early heart development, genes work in tandem

Studying genes that regulate early heart development in animals, scientists have solved a puzzle about one gene's role, finding that it acts in concert with a related gene. Their finding contributes to understanding how the ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Genetics
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