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Molecular biology: Salvaging the genome - Nature.com


Nature.com
Overexpression of the enzyme cytidine deaminase allows the incorporation of abnormally modified nucleotides into DNA, leading to cell death. This discovery might point the way to treating some cancers. Metabolic adaptations allow cancer cells to ...

Council project enhances Nelson's biodiversity | Stuff.co.nz - Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz
The Nelson Nature programme aims to protect and restore the environment, increasing native bird life in the region. A new Nelson City Council initiative will inject $6 million into a 10-year project to protect and restore biodiversity in the region ...
Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Neanderthals had outsize effect on human biology - Nature.com


Nature.com
To get a better handle on how Neanderthal DNA shapes human biology, Corinne Simonti and Tony Capra, evolutionary geneticists at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, turned to genome-wide association studies (GWAS) that had already ...

Drosophila Heterochromatin Genome Project

San Francisco - United States

Provides the most recent release from this project.

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Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project
United States

Sequence of the euchromatic genome of drosophila melanogaster and to generate and maintain biological annotations of this sequence. Includes databases, tools, and publications.

Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project
United States

Consortium to determine the complete DNA sequence of the euchromatic genome of the fruitfly, and to develop experimental and computational tools to probe its biological significance.

Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project
United States

Provides the latest release of the genomic sequence to download.

Salamander Genome Project
United States

Development of expressed sequence tags (ESTS) and a comprehensive genome map. Includes project overview, linkage maps, and conserved syntenies .

Cat Genome Project
United States

Features genetic markers and maps, animal model, and publications. maintained by the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity at the National Cancer Institute.

Horse Genome Project
United States

International cooperative effort to define the DNA sequence of the domestic horse.

Human Genome Project
United States

Information about the Project, its progress, history, and goals; issues associated with genome research; frequently asked questions, the science behind the project; and Project sponsors.

United States

Chromosome 11 genomic database. Includes information about anchoring BACs from RPCI-23 library to the genetic markers, physical map, and end sequences of the BACs. Baylor College of Medicine .

The Floral Genome Project
United States

Ambitious effort to map floral genetics with attention to "missing link" taxa, hosted at Penn State University and funded by the National Science Foundation.

Genome Sequencing Project
United States

A tardigrade genome sequencing project, launched in 2007.