News tagged with regulatory gene

Learning to read the genome

In the past decade researchers have made astonishing progress in the rapid and accurate sequencing of genomes from all realms of life. Yet the listing of chemical base pairs has gotten far ahead of understanding ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Biotechnology
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New tool in the fight against tuberculosis

Researchers at the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois have developed a way to harness the prodigious quantities of both genomic and metabolic data being generated with high-throughput ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Other
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MicroRNA can move between cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- MicroRNAs can move between cells and play a role in their communication. This discovery was made by plant researchers at Uppsala University together with colleagues from Finland and the US when they were ...

dateMay 04, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Hairy secret of foraging plants discovered

(PhysOrg.com) -- The genes that control the hairy 'mining machine' that makes some plants better at finding nutrients in poor soils than others have been discovered by scientists from Oxford University and ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Faulty body clock may make kids bipolar

Malfunctioning circadian clock genes may be responsible for bipolar disorder in children. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Psychiatry found four versions of the regulatory gene RORB that were associated with p ...

dateNov 12, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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