News tagged with hereditary disease

Light games with DNA

The diagnosis of hereditary diseases and the identification of genetic fingerprints hinge on high-sensitivity DNA imaging biotechnologies. These imaging tools detect specific genes in cells using fluorophores—fluorescent ...

dateDec 10, 2010 in Biochemistry
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'Evolved' virus may improve gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Iowa have turned a relatively benign virus into a highly infectious form that is ideal as a carrier for gene therapy. In its ...

dateFeb 16, 2009 in
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