News tagged with mouse strains

From a drop of blood, a clone

Over the last few decades, scientists have drawn upon a powerful arsenal of biotechnology techniques to establish a wide variety of genetically engineered mouse strains. These animals represent invaluable ...

dateAug 16, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Culture of an amphibian killer

(Phys.org)—In the November issue of the journal Molecular Ecology, a U.S. and Brazilian research team reported evidence of novel and hybrid strains of a lethal fungus that has decimated amphibian popula ...

dateNov 20, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Mouse genetic blueprint developed

Researchers have developed a valuable mouse genetic blueprint that will accelerate future research and understanding of human genetics. The international team, led by researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger ...

dateSep 14, 2011 in Biotechnology
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The host makes all the difference

For some people it is a certainty: as soon as the annual flu season gets underway, they are sure to go down with it. It is little comfort to know that there are other people who are apparently resistant to flu or overcome ...

dateMar 26, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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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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