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Genes That Jump Between Species Could Rewrite Our Understanding of Evolution - Smithsonian


Smithsonian
But surprising new research throws a wrench into that well-known story: It turns out that large quantities of genetic material found in humans actually jumped from other species sometime in the past, and this process may be a major driver of evolution ...

Solar-Powered Slugs Hide Wild Secrets—But They're Vanishing - National Geographic


National Geographic
Debashi Bhattacharya, a researcher at Rutgers University, led a recent study in Molecular Biology and Evolution showing that the animals express genes that tamp down their immune system when they take in the chloroplasts, and increase the activity of ...

Scientists discover 'smart genes' that also pose as a risk factor for depression - Firstpost


Firstpost
"These results are a major step forward in understanding the neurobiology of cognitive function as well as genetically related neurological and psychiatric disorders," the researchers said. More than 250,000 individuals were tested for their genetic ...

Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes (KEGG)

Japan

Graphical and hypertext-based information from Kanehisa Laboratories in the Bioinformatics Center of Kyoto University, Japan.

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KEGG
Japan

KEGG Regulatory Pathways -- a collection of graphical pathway maps, ortholog group tables, and molecular catalogs. Includes a few signaling pathway maps related to medical conditions.

Primate Research Institute - Kyoto University
Japan

Works toward understanding the biological, behavioral, and socioecological aspects of primates, and the origin and evolution of man.

Silencing Genomes
United States

Portal about genome-wide applications of RNAi by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.

Silencing Genomes
United States

Presents a series of experiments demonstrating the power of RNAi in the model organism, C. elegans.

Genomes to Life
United States

The US Department of Energy at Oak Ridge program for research in moleular biology: goals and results.

Category: Phage Genomes
United States

EcoliWiki provides a resource on phage genomes.

Genomes: Arabidopsis thaliana
United States

Arabidopsis thaliana is used widely in experiments on plants because it short-lived, grows very quickly, is small in physical size and has a relatively small genome. Project at the Genome Center at Washington University, USA.

MaGe (Magnifying Genomes) - Microbial genome Annotation System
France

The MaGe system offers a set of graphical interfaces which allow biologist to perform relevant expert annotation of microbial genomes.

United States

International forum for papers, particularly on work aimed at understanding the basic underlying mechanisms. Editorial and submission information, with guestbook and subscriptions to Blackwell Publishing.

Genes and Development
United States

Preview contents, abstracts since 1987, with PDF available to subscribers. Includes article search, review collection, and online submission to Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, Danvers, MA.