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Teen Makes Genetic Discovery of Her Own Rare Cancer

The next step: getting the samples to the New York Genome Center to sequence the DNA and look for differences between tumor tissue and healthy tissue. What they found was remarkable. A genetic mutation caused part of one gene to attach to part of another ...

That's Hot! Genome Could Lead to Even Spicier Peppers

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the pepper plant, revealing the genes responsible for pepper's spiciness. The new genome, detailed Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could pave the way for even more mouth-numbingly hot ...

Genome prices slashed

development lab. Improved tools are bringing down the cost of genetic analysis. How much does it cost to decode your genome? Last year, the going rate was $1 million. Now prices are plunging - and as a result, the prospects for personalized medicine and ...

Scientists Unveil New 'Atlas' for Navigating Human Genome

This beautiful diversity of cell types allow us to see, think, hear, move and fight infection — yet all of this is encoded in the same genome," said Alistair Forrest, scientific coordinator of FANTOM5. He explained that the difference between cell types ...

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Genome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 15, 2014

Genome size is the total number of DNA base pairs in one copy of a haploid genome. The genome size is positively correlated with the morphological complexity among ...

Genome | Define Genome at

Updated April. 15, 2014

noun Genetics. a full set of chromosomes; all the inheritable traits of an organism. Also, genom . Origin: 1925–30; German Genom, equivalent to Gen gene + ( Chromos ...

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) - Homepage

Updated April. 16, 2014

Home page of the National Human Genome Research Institute, the arm of the U.S. National Institutes of Health dedicated to advancing human health through genetic research.

What is a genome? - Genetics Home Reference

Updated April. 14, 2014

A genome is an organism’s complete set of DNA, including all of its genes. Each genome contains all of the information needed to build and maintain that ...