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April 23, 2019

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April 23, 2019

New Genomics Tool ECCITE-Seq Expands Multimodal Single Cell Analysis

Apr. 22, 2019 — ECCITE-seq (Expanded CRISPR-compatible Cellular Indexing of Transcriptomes and Epitopes by sequencing) allows researchers to perform high-throughput measurements of multiple modalities of information ... read more

Mechanism of a Protein Upon Infection of the 'Fasciola Hepatica'

Apr. 22, 2019 — The study also validated ten reference genes in sheep that allow for studying how the immune system behaves when facing this ... read more

Making a Fast Ion Transporter

Apr. 17, 2019 — An international team of researchers reveals an ion transport mechanism of sodium/proton antiporter by simulating its motion. Based on the simulations, they now design a faster transporter by making ... read more

Apr. 17, 2019 — A scientist has used a form of artificial intelligence known as deep learning to predict the 3D structure of effectively any protein based on its amino acid sequence. This new approach for ... read more

Scientists Crack the Code to Regenerate Plant Tissues

Apr. 16, 2019 — A group of scientists have discovered a new way to regenerate flowering plant tissues, opening possibilities of mitigating global food shortage ... read more

Apr. 16, 2019 — Researchers have solved the decades-old mystery of how stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori causes gastric cancer. Using mouse models and human cancer cell lines, they showed that inflammation ... read more

Linkage Is a Drag: First Wheat Gene to Rapidly Convert Defective Traits for New

Apr. 16, 2019 — In the quest to separate the good traits from the bad, bioinformatics (computational biology) research, using a data driven strategy in wheat, find the first ever gene associated with gene conversion ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — When it comes to stem cell management, all flowering plants work to maintain the same status quo. Researchers have now identified the various strategies plants use to preserve a single, essential ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Genomic study reveals how jellyfish develop into floating beauties, rather than staying stationary like corals or sea ... read more

Pollen Genes Mutate Naturally in Only Some Strains of Corn

Apr. 15, 2019 — Pollen genes mutate naturally in only some strains of corn, according to research that helps explain the genetic instability in certain strains and may lead to better breeding of corn and other ... read more

Neurobiologists Annotate Critical Neuronal Proteins in Lamprey Genome

Apr. 15, 2019 — The lamprey, an eel-like primitive vertebrate, is a popular organism for neurobiology studies because it has a relatively simple nervous system. It is of particular interest to those studying spinal ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Scientists have succeeded in incorporating a light-controlled switch into a molecule used by bacteria for quorum sensing -- a process by which bacteria communicate and subsequently control different ... read more

Antimicrobial Resistance Gene: New Gene Variant Is More Resistant to Hospital Antiseptic

Apr. 15, 2019 — A team of investigators has discovered a new, more powerful variant on an antimicrobial resistance gene common among Staphylococcus species. The gene protects the bacteria from an antiseptic compound ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Scientists have developed new purple corn hybrids with differing combinations of phenols in the pericarp that fight obesity, inflammation and insulin resistance, a new study in mice suggests. The ... read more

Engineering 'Hairpins' Increases CRISPR Accuracy

Apr. 15, 2019 — Biomedical engineers have developed a method for improving the accuracy of the CRISPR genome editing technology by an average of 50-fold. The approach adds a short tail to the guide RNA that folds ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Researchers have identified a novel protein that plays a crucial role in the formation of the mitotic spindle, which is essential for correct segregation of a full set of chromosomes to each daughter ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Researchers have found colonies of tropical fire ants, native to Florida and coastal Georgia, that thrive with multiple queens and in close proximity to single-queen colonies of the same ... read more

RNA Transport in Neurons: Staufen2 Detects Its Target Transcripts in a Complex Manner

Apr. 15, 2019 — A team of scientists has discovered that the neuronal transport factor Staufen2 scans and binds to its target transcripts in a much more complex manner than previously thought. RNA is transported ... read more

Apr. 12, 2019 — Fruit size is a major determinant of yield and market value. New research describes the discovery of a key regulator of fruit length variation in ... read more

Apr. 12, 2019 — Primitive ponds may have provided a suitable environment for brewing up Earth's first life forms, more so than oceans, a new study finds. Researchers report that shallow bodies of water, on the ... read more

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