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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 ...

'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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'Nature calls' upon youth to protect flora and fauna - The Hindu


The Hindu
Chief Conservator of Forests and Project Tiger Field Director S. Saravanan explained to the students the importance of protecting the flora and fauna on the hills. The students planted 10,000 saplings. As many as 2,500 seed balls were dropped in the ...

Porphyromonas Gingivalis Genome Project

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Organism most strongly associated with human periodontal disease. Comprehensive resource with information on pathogenesis, genetic tools, cloned genes, photographs, and related links.

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Porphyromonas Gingivalis Genome Project (PGGP)
United States

Researching the genetic sequence of Porphyromonas gingivalis, the organism most strongly associated with human periodontal disease.

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.

United States

Particular focus on Amanita bisporigera and the genes related to amatoxin production in this genus.

Genome 10K Project
United States

The UCSC Genome 10K project aims to assemble a genomic zoo--a collection of DNA sequences representing the genomes of 10,000 vertebrate species, approximately one for every vertebrate genus.