News tagged with gene expression profile

Toward an expression atlas for an entire brain

Researchers who study how genes are expressed across a given tissue can now examine thousands of genes at once at cellular resolution, thanks to new methods developed at EMBL and published in Nature Biotechnology. The ne ...

dateApr 14, 2015 in Biotechnology
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What blind beetles can teach us about evolution

Evolution is often perceived as being a "directional" or "adaptive" process. We often think of species evolving to become stronger or faster, or to have sharper teeth, for example. And we tend to see this ...

dateFeb 05, 2015 in Evolution
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A novel prognostic marker for biliary atresia

A research team from China characterized the differentially expressed gene profiles in livers from biliary atresia (BA) patients. They found that RRAS gene and its related MAPK pathway are important regulatory modules in ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Cancer
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A blood test for depression?

Blood tests have been extremely important tools aiding doctors in making medical diagnoses and in guiding the treatment of many diseases. However, psychiatry is one area of medicine where there are few diagnostic blood tests.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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