News tagged with journal nature genetics

HIV is evolving to evade human immune responses

(PhysOrg.com) -- HIV is evolving rapidly to escape the human immune system, an international study led by Oxford University has shown. The findings, published in Nature, demonstrate the challenge involved ...

dateFeb 26, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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'Fishy' clue helps establish how proteins evolve

(PhysOrg.com) -- Three billion years ago, a "new" amino acid was added to the alphabet of 20 that commonly make up proteins in organisms today. Now researchers at Yale and the University of Tokyo have demonstrated ...

dateJan 27, 2009 in
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Researchers Create an Epic Genetic Atlas of Rice

(PhysOrg.com) -- Yale researchers have published a cellular atlas of genetic activity in rice, documenting with unprecedented detail how and when genes are turned off and on within cells of a living organism.

dateJan 05, 2009 in
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New genetic markers for ulcerative colitis identified

An international team led by University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers has identified genetic markers associated with risk for ulcerative colitis. The findings, which appear today as an advance online publication ...

dateJan 04, 2009 in Genetics
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