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Why Gene Therapy Is No Longer a Pipe Dream - Pacific Standard


Pacific Standard
... Ingram was the first to pinpoint the exact molecular cause of a genetic disease, when he discovered the specific molecular defect in the hemoglobin protein of people afflicted by sickle-cell disease. Finding such damaged genes, while not trivial ...

Stem cell scientists chew on the mysteries of jaw development - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
In the study published in Developmental Cell, first author Lindsey Barske and colleagues report that two related genes, called Nr2f2 and Nr2f5, pattern the jaw by regulating the timing by which stem cells generate skeletal cells. As in our bodies, the ...

MBL scientists find lamprey genes that aid spinal healing are present in humans - UChicago News


UChicago News
Many of the genes involved in the natural repair of the injured spinal cord of the lamprey are also active in the repair of the peripheral nervous system in mammals, according to a study by a collaborative group of scientists at the Marine Biological ...

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.