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'Jumping genes' key to evolution, researchers reveal - Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle
Washington: Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons. Transposons is a DNA sequence that changes its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and ...
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A sugar rush of DNA methylation - Nature.com


Nature.com
Diabetes predisposes to cancer development, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this tumour-promoting effect are poorly understood. Wu et al. now show that elevated glucose levels, which are a hallmark of diabetes, are directly linked to decreased ...

Precision Tinkering of Cells, Genes & Microbes: The Big Idea Finalists - Xconomy


Xconomy
Xconomy Boston —. Biology research has gotten so precise these days that scientists barely bat an eye when they talk about their ability to study the genome of individual cells or swap out single “letters” in DNA. So it's probably no surprise that ...

Mitochondrial DNA Concordance

Cambridge - United Kingdom

Features a cross-referenced list of single nucleotide substitutions in the two hypervariable segments of the mtDNA control region.

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Mitochondrial DNA Testing
United States

Provides details of how much information on the history of a family can be found through DNA testing.

Mitochondrial DNA Clarifies Human Evolution
United States

Technical article describing recent DNA studies and evolution hypotheses, by Max Ingman.

MITOMAP: A Human Mitochondrial Genome Database
United States
DNA Repair: Responses to DNA Damage and Other Aspects of Genomic Stability
Netherlands

Publishes observations on genetic, cellular, biochemical, and molecular aspects of DNA repair, mutagenesis, cell cycle regulation, and apoptosis.

LiveScience.com: DNA and DNA Testing
United States

Collection of articles addressing DNA testing and how it has become an increasingly popular method of identification and research since its establishment in 1985.

A heterodimeric DNA polymerase: Evidence that members of Euryarchaeota possess a distinct DNA polymerase
United States

Journal abstract, with references.

DNA Baser
United States

Commercial sequence package for contig assembly, normal and batch mode, to investigate genomic fragments, rRNA and protein genes. Includes trial download for Microsoft platforms from Windows 95 to Vista.

DNA from the Beginning
United States

An animated primer on the basics of DNA, genes, and heredity.

DNA Software
United States

Company selling software intended for molecular biology.

MB DNA Analysis
Germany

Program for statistical analysis and evaluation of the biological significance from microarray data. Includes key features, registration and download for Windows and Linux.