News tagged with genomic regions

Preventing the spread of repression

Scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have identified a novel and unexpected regulatory activity of RNA at the edge of inactive chromosomal regions. In their publication in Nature Structural an ...

Aug 08, 2013 3.5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Genomic fault zones come and go

The fragile regions in mammalian genomes that are thought to play a key role in evolution go through a "birth and death" process, according to new bioinformatics research performed at the University of California, ...

Nov 30, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast