News tagged with genetic level

From biological basics to diabetes discovery

In two major studies published in Nature Genetics today, researchers use biological understanding to dissect the genetics of diabetes. An international team comprising researchers from more than 100 institutions analysed vast s ...

dateJan 17, 2010 in Genetics
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Common gene variant found to regulate iron levels

(PhysOrg.com) -- An international research team including researchers at UQ's Diamantina Institute and the Queensland Institute of Medical Research has identified a new variant of a gene that helps to regulate iron and haemoglobin ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Genetics
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Researchers iron out new role for serotonin

Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have found a surprising link between brain iron levels and serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in neuropsychiatric conditions ranging from autism to major depression.

dateJan 27, 2009 in Medical research
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