News tagged with genome analysis

The genome is all about architecture

Many serious diseases such as malaria or AIDS present a major challenge for medicine because the causative pathogens use the same strategy although they are completely different: By camouflaging themselves they evade the ...

dateOct 05, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Accelerating genome analysis

An international team of scientists, led by researchers from A*STAR's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the Bioinformatics Institute (BII), have developed SIFT 4G (SIFT for Genomes) - a software that can lead to faster ...

dateFeb 22, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Coffee tree genome sequenced

In the study published in Science, the researchers were interested in Robusta coffee because of its average sized genome (710 million pairs of DNA bases) and its diploid nature (contrary to Coffea arabica, which is tetraploid). ...

dateNov 05, 2014 in Biotechnology
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