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PCR duplicates in FFPE RNASeq

PCR duplicates in FFPE RNASeq 0 Dear all, I am working on 100 RNASeq data generated with a stranded protocol and a Novaseq run. I need to perform variant calling on these samples, however I am facing some problem. I have not access to DNA so exome/targeted amplification is not…

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A fast, highly sensitive, point-of-care RT-LAMP and CRISPR/Cas12a assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 & More Breaking News

  In a latest research posted to the Research Square* preprint server, researchers used isothermal amplification with clustered often interspaced brief palindromic repeats (CRISPR)-Cas12a to detect extreme acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).  Study: Rapid, multiplex detection of SARS-CoV-2 utilizing isothermal amplification coupled with CRISPR-Cas12a. Image Credit: creativeneko/Shutterstock Background To…

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BMP-6 and SMAD4 gene expression is altered in cumulus cells from women with endometriosis-associated infertility

Introduction Oocyte competence and quality depend on communication between the oocyte and the cumulus and theca cells. In the preantral phase, the members of the transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) superfamily are responsible for this communication and play an important role in folliculogenesis. Members of the TGF-β superfamily are related…

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Genetic Divergence between auxis thazard and a.rochei based on pcr-rflp analysis of mtdna d-loop region

Tunas of genus Auxis are commercially and ecologically important fish of family Scombridae. There is currently no information concerning the genetic divergence between A. thazard and A. rochei. Therefore, a study was conducted to estimate the degree of genetic divergence between two species based on PCR-RFLP analysis of D -loop…

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Research Technician (Parental Leave Cover) At European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

About the team/job EMBL Barcelona is a new research unit focusing on Tissue Biology and Disease Modelling. We aim to go beyond the molecular and cellular scale, integrating gene circuits with a tissue-level quantitative understanding of tissues and organs, both healthy and diseased. We are seeking to recruit a research…

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Sr. Research Associate, Bioinformatics job with F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

The Bioinformatics Senior Research Associate is responsible for designing and troubleshooting PCR-based assays for use with the GenMark Dx ePlex platform. The ideal candidate must be able to work in a collaborative research and IVD product development environment and demonstrate ability to analyze sequence data to drive assay development. The…

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Pooled shRNA Library Screening to Identify Factors that Modulate a Drug Resistance Phenotype

High-throughput RNA interference (RNAi) screening using a pool of lentiviral shRNAs can be a tool to detect therapeutically relevant synthetic lethal targets in malignancies. We provide a pooled shRNA screening approach to investigate the epigenetic effectors in acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The overall goal of the following video is to…

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Stabilizing and Anti-Repressor Elements Effectively Increases Transgene Expression in Transfected CHO Cells

doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2022.840600. eCollection 2022. Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 School of Basic Medicine, Xinxiang Medical University, Xinxiang, China. 2 International Joint Research Laboratory for Recombinant Pharmaceutical Protein Expression System of Henan, Xinxiang Medical University, Xinxiang, China. Free PMC article Item in Clipboard Qin Li et al. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2022. Free PMC…

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Spatiotemporal modulation of SMAD4 by HBx is required for cellular proliferation in hepatitis B-related liver cancer

Purpose: Hepatitis B virus (HBV) plays a crucial role in the progression of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). It is known that HBV-encoded X protein (HBx) can induce genetic alterations in some oncogenes and that SMAD4 is relevant for the development of some cancers, especially HBV-related HCC. Previously, it has been reported…

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Tramadol Therapy and CYP2D6 Genotype – Medical Genetics Summaries

Introduction Tramadol (brand names ConZip, Ultram, UltramER, Odolo) is an analgesic used to treat moderate to severe pain. It is used for a variety of pain conditions, including post-operative pain, cancer pain, and musculoskeletal pain. Tramadol is a centrally acting opioid analgesic with mu-opioid binding activity as well as weak…

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rprimer: an R/bioconductor package for design of degenerate oligos for sequence variable viruses | BMC Bioinformatics

Case study To illustrate and evaluate the functionality of rprimer, two assays targeted at norovirus GI were designed. Assay A: RT-qPCR for quantitative detection of norovirus GI The first task was to design a broadly reactive RT-qPCR assay for quantitative detection. For this, we decided to use the ‘ambiguous’ primer…

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Figure 2 | circRNA TCFL5 Promote Esophageal Cancer Progression by Modulating M2 Macrophage Polarization via the miR-543-FMNL2 Axis

Overexpression of circRNA TCFL5 promotes proliferation, invasion, and migration of Eca109 and KYSE150. (a) qRT-PCR was used to detect whether the expression of circRNA TCFL5 is overexpressed or suppressed Eca109 and KYSE150 cells; (b) CCK-8 analysis was used to detect the proliferation of Eca109 and KYSE150 cells affected by circRNA…

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Frontiers | Serum and Serum Exosomal CircRNAs hsa_circ_0001492, hsa_circ_0001439, and hsa_circ_0000896 as Diagnostic Biomarkers for Lung Adenocarcinoma

Introduction Lung cancer is associated with high morbidity and mortality and continues to be a major public health problem worldwide (1). Lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) is the most common histological type of lung cancer. While the 5-year survival rates of patients with lung cancer are still <15%, rates are closer to…

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Frontiers | A Mutated Nme1Cas9 Is a Functional Alternative RNase to Both LwaCas13a and RfxCas13d in the Yeast S. cerevisiae

Introduction The clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)–CRISPR-associated (Cas) protein systems naturally exist in prokaryotes. They are RNA-mediated defense mechanisms to protect bacteria and archaea from invading nucleic acids (Barrangou et al., 2007). CRISPR–Cas systems are classified into two classes (1 and 2). Class 2 CRISPR–Cas require a single…

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Ultrasensitive, Specific, and Rapid Detection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Using the ERA/CRISPR-Cas12a Dual System

Mycoplasma pneumoniae can cause severe respiratory tract infections and extrapulmonary diseases, which pose a significant threat to the health of children. Diagnostic methods for M. pneumoniae include isolation and culture, antibody detection, fluorescence quantitative PCR, and so on, but there are various shortcomings in time, cost, convenience, and sensitivity. In…

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First genomic sequencing of monkeypox from Switzerland is now available

The virus can be identified with a PCR test, especially from affected lesions and other samples. Credit: Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) The Geneva Centre for Emerging Viral Diseases shares the first sequencing results of the monkeypox genome from Switzerland. This important step will enable further analysis and comparison with genome…

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cfDNA-Based NGS IG Analysis in Lymphoma

Circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) is fragmented extracellular DNA, which is released from apoptotic and necrotic cells in small fragments of <200 bp [1]. cfDNA is typically isolated from the blood stream; however, it is also possible to detect cfDNA in other biological fluids such as urine or cerebrospinal fluid [2, 3,…

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MicrobioSeq Releases Nanopore-Based Microbial Epigenomics Solutions to Accelerate Your Research

MicrobioSeq is the microbial genomics division of CD Genomics, committed to delivering comprehensive microbial solutions to human health, agriculture, the environment, and industry by characterizing microbiomes and leveraging microorganisms. The company recently announced the launch of Nanopore-Based Microbial Epigenomics Solutions to detect more types of DNA modifications.   Epigenetic modifications…

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Role of mitochondrial DNA copy number in incident cardiovascular diseases and the association between cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes : A follow-up study on middle-aged women

@article{3a468481-6140-491c-b3ea-22a00f1d6e03, abstract = {{<p>BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Mitochondrial DNA copy number (mtDNA-CN) is a surrogate biomarker of mitochondrial dysfunction and is associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, despite being associated with both CVD and T2D, it is not known what role mtDNA-CN has in the association…

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When the strands of dsdna are separated this is called?

You are learning about: “When the strands of dsdna are separated this is called?”. This is a “hot” question with 2,820,000 searches/month. Let’s fleetserviceshocrv.com learn more about When the strands of dsdna are separated this is called? in this article. How do scientists name the ends of the DNA strands?…

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Dissertations.se: HETEROPLASMY

Showing result 1 – 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word Heteroplasmy. Author : Guilherme Costa Baião; Lisa Klasson; Alistair Darby; Uppsala universitet; []Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Wolbachia; Drosophila; Drosophila paulistorum; Differential Gene Expression; Reproductive Incompatibility; Reproductive Isolation; Comparative Genomics; Transcriptomics; RNA-Seq; Heteroplasmy; Mitochondria; Genomic…

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Global Nucleic Acid Labeling Market 2022 to 2028 Latest Innovations and Major Players are Merck & Co., Inc., PerkinElmer, Inc.

The global markets are being disrupted by the arrival of industry 4.0, which is accompanied by digitalization, automation, and artificial intelligence. Fundamental geopolitical shifts are changing global economic power centers. As a result, The Brainy Insights has launched a research study on the future of the global Nucleic Acid Labeling…

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MND1 Expression as a Predictor of Breast Cancer Survival

Introduction Breast cancer (BC) is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, and it is the main cause of cancer mortality in women around the world.1 Although standard treatments for breast cancer, including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy, have greatly improved during the last few decades.2,3…

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Researchers identify cellular serpins as host factors that restrict SARS-CoV-2 infection

The mass vaccination programs against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) received massive media attention and were widely credited for reducing the threat of the disease. However, many countries struggle to obtain enough doses to immunize their population, and some immunocompromised individuals are less protected by the vaccines. There is still a…

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Genetic and chemotherapeutic influences on germline hypermutation

DNM filtering in 100,000 Genomes Project We analysed DNMs called in 13,949 parent–offspring trios from 12,609 families from the rare disease programme of the 100,000 Genomes Project. The rare disease cohort includes individuals with a wide array of diseases, including neurodevelopmental disorders, cardiovascular disorders, renal and urinary tract disorders, ophthalmological…

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A novel circRNA, circRACGAP1, hampers the progression of systemic lupus erythematosus via miR-22-3p-mediated AKT signalling

This article was originally published here Autoimmunity. 2022 May 11:1-11. doi: 10.1080/08916934.2022.2073590. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is defined as a multisystem autoimmune disease involving various organs, of which exact molecular mechanisms remain elusive. Here, we aimed to investigate a novel circular RNA (circRNA), circRACGAP1,…

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ACADVL – PrimePCR Assay and Template | Life Science

Control assays and synthetic DNA templates were designed to facilitate the assessment of the key experimental factors impacting your real-time PCR results. DNA Contamination Control AssayUse the PrimePCR DNA contamination control assay to determine if genomic DNA (gDNA) is present in a sample at a level that may affect PCR…

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Frontiers | Divergence With Gene Flow and Contrasting Population Size Blur the Species Boundary in Cycas Sect. Asiorientales, as Inferred From Morphology and RAD-Seq Data

Introduction Incipient species are critical for evolutionary biologists to study speciation, but they also challenge taxonomy due to gene flow or ancestral polymorphism. The former and contrasting population size lead to larger intraspecific than interspecific variations, a phenomenon called the species-definition anomaly zone (Jiao and Yang, 2021). The latter results…

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Cepheid hiring Staff Bioinformatics Scientist – Remote in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to…

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New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Thermo Fisher, Guardant Health, EmpowerDx, More

Thermo Fisher Invitrogen TrueTag Donor DNA Kits  Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched Invitrogen TrueTag Donor DNA kits for cell line engineering with CRISPR-Cas9 or TALEN technology. They allow researchers to enrich tagged cells and skip clonal isolation. The kits support four types of locus-specific knock-in templates and feature a one-step…

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Trimming adaptors and primers for RNAseq reads

Trimming adaptors and primers for RNAseq reads 2 Hi all, I have RNA sequencing (sequenced on NextSeq 2000) reads that I know I need to cut the adaptor sequences off of and was planning to use cutadapt to do so. I have identified the adaptor sequence in my reads, but…

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Biogenesis, biology and characterization of circular RNAs

Biogenesis, biology and characterization of circular RNAs Kristensen LS et al. The biogenesis, biology and characterization of circular RNAs. Nat Rev Genet. (2019) Summary text Biogenesis and properties of circRNAs Biogenesis of cirRNA Characteristics of circRNAs Discover and analyze circRNAs circRNA genome-wide analysis CircRNA site-specific analysis circRNA visualization Biological functions…

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Characterization of mitochondrial 12S rRNA gene of yellow-striped chevrotain (Moschiola kathygre) and white-spotted chevrotain (Moschiola meminna) and development of a PCR-RFLP marker for the unambiguous identification of the species

Tragulids hold a significant place in the evolutionary history of mammals since they represent the basal branch of ruminants. Only three genera of tragulids are being extant to date such as Tragulus, Hyemoschus and Moschiola. In the genus Moschiola, Sri Lankan chevrotains (Moschiola meminna and Moschiola kathygre) are endemic to…

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Identification of Potential Biomarkers for Progression and Prognosis of Bladder Cancer by Comprehensive Bioinformatics Analysis

This article was originally published here J Oncol. 2022 Apr 19;2022:1802706. doi: 10.1155/2022/1802706. eCollection 2022. ABSTRACT Background. Bladder cancer (BLCA) is a highly malignant tumor that develops in the urinary system. Identification of biomarkers in progression and prognosis is crucial for the treatment of BLCA. BLCA-related differentially expressed genes (DEGs)…

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AIM brings innovations from labs to hospitals and masses

Human body like the Space is an endless frontier made even more complex by the irreversibility of life by the arrow of time. Similar to the mystery of origin of the Universe some problems in the human body are so complex, for example, the problem of qualia or the Hard…

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Figure 3 | Bone Marrow-Derived Cells Contribute to the Maintenance of Thymic Stroma including TECs

Single sorted bone marrow-derived CD45+ EpCAM+ cells express both the CD45 and EpCAM genes and surface proteins. CD45+ EpCAM+ cells were sorted to high purity and analyzed for CD45 and EpCAM expression using immunofluorescence microscopy, as well as qRT-PCR. CD45+ EpCAM- cells were also sorted as a control. (a) FACS…

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Frontiers | COMMD2 Upregulation Mediated by an ncRNA Axis Correlates With an Unfavorable Prognosis and Tumor Immune Infiltration in Liver Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Introduction Liver hepatocellular carcinoma (LIHC) is the most common type of primary cancer in the liver and third leading cause of cancer-related mortality worldwide (1). Although substantial improvements have been made in LIHC therapy, particularly in molecular targeted therapy and immunotherapy (2, 3), the 5-year survival rate of LIHC is…

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Mitogenome-wise codon usage pattern from comparative analysis of the first mitogenome of Blepharipa sp. (Muga uzifly) with other Oestroid flies

Outcome of DNA sequencing, assembly, and validation In this study, initially total DNA was isolated from the finely chopped, full-grown pupa of Blepharipa sp. The NanoDrop spectrophotometer (1294 ng/μl) and the Qubit fluorometer (732.8 ng/μl) both found that the concentration of total DNA in the sample at an optimum level for mitochondrial DNA enrichment. The Tape Station profile showed…

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Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism – Top Future point

In molecular biology , restriction fragment length polymorphism ( RFLP ) is a technique that exploits variations in homologous DNA sequences, known as polymorphisms , in order to distinguish individuals, populations, or species or to indicate the locations of For in the gene within a sequence. The term may refer…

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Key takeaways from PM Modi’s Covid-19 meeting with CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held an important meeting with all the state chief ministers on April 27 to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the country. Taking note of the rising Covid-19 cases in the country, PM Modi shone a light on several guidelines to be kept in mind during this…

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CRISPR/Cas9 deletions induce adverse on-target genomic effects

Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR/Cas9) have transformed genome engineering techniques. Numerous toolsets have been created to enable easy and efficient loss-of-function perturbations of functional genomic sites. Study: CRISPR/Cas9 deletions induce adverse on-target genomic effects leading to functional DNA in human cells. Image Credit: elenabsl/Shutterstock The CRISPR/Cas9 system’s elements…

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Differential Expression Profiles and Bioinformatics Analysis of tRNA-Derived Small RNAs in Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer in a Chinese Population

This article was originally published here Genes (Basel). 2022 Mar 28;13(4):601. doi: 10.3390/genes13040601. ABSTRACT Muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) leads to a large societal burden. Recently, tRNA-derived small RNAs (tsRNAs), a novel type of noncoding RNA (ncRNAs), have been identified. However, the expression patterns and functions of tsRNAs in MIBC have…

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CircRNA and miRNA expression profiles during remote ischemic postconditioning attenuate brain ischemia/reperfusion injury

. 2022 Apr 19;S0361-9230(22)00098-3. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2022.04.006. Online ahead of print. Chun-Yan Li  1 , Wei Ma  2 , Kuang-Pin Liu  2 , Jin-Wei Yang  3 , Xian-Bin Wang  2 , Zhen Wu  3 , Tong Zhang  3 , Jia-Wei Wang  3 , Wei Liu  2 , Jie Liu  2 , Yu Liang  2 , Xing-Kui Zhang  2 , Jun-Jun Li  2 , Jian-Hui…

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Global KRAS Inhibitors Market & Clinical Trials Forecast Report to 2028 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global KRAS Inhibitors Market & Clinical Trials Forecast 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com‘s offering. The advancement in clinical research has led to the identification of several oncogenes that are generally mutated in cancers. Kirsten rat sarcoma 2 viral oncogene homolog (KRAS) is the most frequently mutated…

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Study explores SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant and infected colon epithelial cells

In a recent study posted to the bioRxiv* preprint server, researchers assessed the impact of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Omicron variant on infected human cells and organs. Study: SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.1 variant infection of human colon epithelial cells. Image Credit: PHOTOCREO Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock Various studies have…

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RNA interference triggers that target SARS-CoV-2 genome

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines have played a critical role in reducing transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) transmission. However, with emerging reports of waning vaccine efficacy, there remains an urgent need to develop prophylactic measures against COVID-19. In a recent study published on the bioRxiv*…

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Construction of a circRNA-Mediated ceRNA Network Reveals Novel Biomarkers for Aortic Dissection

Background: Aortic dissection (AD) is a rare and lethal disorder with its genetic basis remains largely unknown. Many studies have confirmed that circRNAs play important roles in various physiological and pathological processes. However, the roles of circRNAs in AD are still unclear and need further investigation. The present study aimed…

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Bioinformatics Scientist III – D3b at Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia

Job details Job type full-time Full job description Location: loc_roberts-roberts ctr pediatric research req id: 134035 shift: days employment status: regular – full time job summary the bioinformatics unit (bixu) within the center for data driven discovery (d3b) at the children’s hospital of philadelphia (chop) is seeking a level iii…

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CRISPRi for specific inhibition of miRNA clusters and miRNAs with high sequence homology

Bartel, D. P. MicroRNAs: Target recognition and regulatory functions. Cell 136, 215–233 (2009). CAS  Article  Google Scholar  Bassett, A. R. et al. Understanding functional miRNA–target interactions in vivo by site-specific genome engineering. Nat. Commun. 5, 4640 (2014). ADS  CAS  Article  Google Scholar  Moore, M. J. et al. miRNA–target chimeras reveal…

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N6-methyladenosine modification of CENPK mRNA by ZC3H13 promotes cervical cancer stemness and chemoresistance | Military Medical Research

Bioinformatics analyses revealed the involvement of m6A modification in cervical cancer progression To better understand whether and how m6A regulators contribute to cervical cancer progression, we first identified 9 m6A writers (WTAP, ZC3H13, METTL3, METTL14, METTL16, VIRMA, RBM15B, RBM15, and CBLL1), 15 m6A readers (FMR1, hnRNPA2B1, hnRNPC, YTHDF1/2/3, YTHDC1/2, LRPPRC,…

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aCGH – Allie: Result by abbreviation

1  array comparative genomic hybridization(1473 times) Neoplasms(306 times) FISH (238 times)CNVs (135 times)MLPA (72 times) 2003 1-Mb resolution array-based comparative genomic hybridization using a BAC clone set optimized for cancer gene analysis. 2  array CGH(43 times) Neoplasms(12 times) CNVs (7 times)FISH (3 times)ID (3 times) 2003 Combined array comparative genomic hybridization and…

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Postdoctoral Researcher in Genomics and Bioinformatics – Karolinska Institute – job portal

Login and apply Do you want to contribute to top quality medical research? The Department of Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) is a department with a strong focus on basic science. CMB conducts research and education in cell biology, molecular biology, developmental biology, stem cell biology, cancer and infection biology….

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Engineering and validation of a dual luciferase reporter system for quantitative and systematic assessment of regulatory sequences in Chinese hamster ovary cells

Experimental workflow and vector designs One way to validate the all-in-one reporter system is through transient or stable transfection of mammalian cells. Within this framework, the schematics in Fig. 1 illustrate the overall workflow of this study and feature the characteristics of promoters. To summarize, the study involves the engineering and…

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A general RPA-CRISPR/Cas12a sensing platform for Brucella spp. detection in blood and milk samples

Available online 9 April 2022, 131864 doi.org/10.1016/j.snb.2022.131864Get rights and content Highlights • We firstly introduce a general RPA-CRISPR/Cas12a sensing platform into fluorescent and electrochemical dual-signal output. • We firstly established an isothermal, rapid, specific and ultrasensitive RPA-CRISPR/Cas12a sensing platform for Brucella spp. detection. • This platform enabled rapid and accurate…

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Indigenous Production of Industrially Important Recombinant Human Erythropoietin in Stable Huh-7 and CHO Cell Line

Recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) is one of the biopharmaceuticals that dominates the market due to the presence of large number of patients suffering from anemia associated with end-stage renal disease, cancer or AIDS. EPO is a glycoprotein mainly produced by kidney in adults and liver in fetus, involved in the…

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Pollinator sharing, copollination, and speciation by host shifting among six closely related dioecious fig species

Sampling Six dioecious fig species (F. erecta, F. formosana, F. vaccinioides, F. abelii, F. pyriformis, and F. variolosa) and their pollinator wasp species were examined in this study. As mentioned in the Introduction, these fig species were considered to be well suited for this study because they are distributed in…

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Difference Between Mitochondrial DNA and Nuclear DNA

Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) carries genetic information that serves as a set of instructions for growth and development, as well as the ultimate function and reproduction of an organism. It is a nucleic acid, one of four major types of macromolecules known to be essential for all life forms. Each DNA molecule…

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Problem with phylotype(taxonomy=final.taxonomy) – Commands in mothur

Sam92 April 5, 2022, 3:07am #1 Hello, I want to bin my sequences in to phylotypes according to their classification. I used the following command, phylotype(taxonomy=year1.trim.pcr.trim.good.unique.good.filter.unique.precluster.pick.pick.opti_mcc.0.03.pick.0.03.cons.taxonomy) After running this, it crashed mothur instantly. I also tried running it on servers and got the same results.I am using mothur v.1.45.2 Please…

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Genetic characteristics involving the PD-1/PD-L1/L2 and CD73/A2aR axes and the immunosuppressive microenvironment in DLBCL

Key messages What is already known on this topic Targeting immunosuppressive pathways have emerged as promising strategies for cancer treatment. The genetic characteristics of PD-1/PD-L1/L2 (programmed cell death protein 1/programmed cell death ligand 1/ligand 2) and CD73/A2aR (A2a adenosine receptor) and the effect of these two signalings on dysfunctional CD8+…

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Postdoc – Human Genome Engineering, Cell Therapies, iPSCs, Synthetic Biology

The Truong lab is hiring for multiple Postdoctoral Fellow positions at NYU. We use large scale human genome engineering to develop off-the-shelf cell therapies using iPSCs.   The lab uses Synthetic Biology to build allogeneic Dendritic Cells from iPSCs as a platform for cell immunotherapies. We are interested in all…

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Grouping of lignin degrading corticioid fungi based on RFLP analysis of 18S rDNA and ITS regions

doi.org/10.1017/S0953756298008156Get rights and content Twelve wood decaying species of Phlebia and Phanerochaete were analysed by RFLP (restriction fragment length polymorphism) analysis of an 18S rRNA gene fragment and an ITS region. The data obtained by different restriction endonucleases were used to construct phenograms based on the UPGMA algorithm. PCR-RFLP within…

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Extensively drug resistant E. coli LZ00114

Introduction Escherichia coli is a common Gram-negative opportunistic pathogen that causes invasive host infections through virulence factors such as flagella, toxin secretion, and adhesins. According to the source of the infection, pathogenic E. coli can be classified as intestinal (diarrheagenic) and extraintestinal (ExPEC). Uropathogenic E. coli (UPEC) is the most…

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Bioinformatics Application Scientist – Carlsbad

Job Description Bioinformatics Application Scientist (Actual title will depend on qualification and experience, including director level appointment) The Company: Universal Sequencing Technology Corporation (universalsequencing.com), a leading NGS biotechnology company engaged in long range/long read sequencing technology is relocating its headquarters from the greater Boston area to Carlsbad, CA where R&D…

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A comparison of transcriptome analysis methods with reference genome

Background: The application of RNA-seq technology has become more extensive and the number of analysis procedures available has increased over the past years. Selecting an appropriate workflow has become an important issue for researchers in the field. Methods: In our study, six popular analytical procedures/pipeline were compared using four RNA-seq…

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qPCR Data Analysis & BioInformatics

qPCR Data Analysis & BioInformatics qPCR Data Analysis & BioInformatics – Bioinformatics derives knowledge from computer analysis of biological data, herein kinetic PCR. The expression results derived from real-time RT-PCR experiments must be analysed, normalised, compared with other genes and finally statistically processed. The software tools listed below are able…

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One-step induction of photoreceptor-like cells from human iPSCs by delivering transcription factors

Introduction of CRX and NEUROD1 using piggyBac vector into iPSCs and differentiation to induced photoreceptor-like cells (iPRCs) (A) Design of polycistronic piggyBac vector for CRX and NEUROD1 mediated conversion under control of the tetracycline operator rtTA and neomycin resistance gene. Dox: doxycycline, rtTA: reverse tetracycline transactivator, neo: neomycin resistance gene….

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Using CRISPR/Cas to develop biosafety materials

The diagnosis and treatment of viral infections, especially those that cause large-scale outbreaks, is urgently needed, as the lack of these measures allows epidemics to progress. A new Biosafety and Health study discusses the use of the highly efficient clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPR)/CRISPR-associated proteins (Cas) technology to…

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Results From Genome Sequencing and Clinical Genotyping.docx

Objective: Hmong individuals represent a unique East Asian subpopulation in whom limited information concerning pharmacogenetic variation exists. The objectives of this study were to comprehensively characterize the highly polymorphic CYP2D6 gene in Hmong, estimate allele and phenotype frequencies and to compare results between two testing platforms. Methods: DNA from 48…

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High-throughput “dry and wet” experiments to explore the principles of optimal design of mRNA sequences

Today I share a preprint article Combinatorial optimization of mRNA structure, stability, and translation for RNA-based therapeutic uploaded by Rhiju Das on BioRxiv , to explore the universal rules for achieving mRNA stability and efficient expression. Barriers to mRNA therapeutics With rapid R&D capabilities and extensive R&D pipelines, especially in…

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Design and implementation of a novel pharmacogenetic assay for the identification of the CYP2D6*10 genetic variant | BMC Research Notes

Methods The study was conducted at the Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. It was an experimental study, where a novel assay was designed for the targeted variant, and a cohort of hormone receptor positive breast cancer patients were genotyped for the CYP2D6*10 variant using the optimized…

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Cutting Edge Agriculture Gene Editing with Cas-CLOVER

Blog Agriculture Biotechnology Though CRISPR-Cas enabled targeted genome engineering across a vast array of organisms, the system features major disadvantages. Frequent off-target mutagenesis, licensing restrictions and non-ideal economic license terms have inhibited commercial crop-science product upscaling, and, in many cases, entirely disqualified CRISPR’s use by many commercial crop developers. Seeking…

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Detailed study of RFLP (Restriction fragment length polymorphism) with

Forensic Biology Molecular RFLP (Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism) Contents ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION PRINCIPLE Assistances of RFLP analysis:……………………………………………………………………………………………………… Challenges of RFLP analysis: STEPS INVOLVED IN RFLP ANALYSIS Step I: Sample collection Step II: Restriction digest Step III: Gel electrophoresis Step IV: Denaturation Step V: Blotting Step VI: Baking and blocking Step VII:…

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CRISPR/Cas12a-Enhanced Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for the Visual Detection of Shigella flexneri

doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2022.845688. eCollection 2022. Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Provincial Key Laboratory for Transfusion-Transmitted Infectious Diseases, Institute of Blood Transfusion, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Chengdu, China. 2 Clinical Laboratory Department, Yan’an Hospital Affiliated to Kunming Medical University, Kunming, China. 3 Department of Emergency, The Traditional…

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Development of Cas12a-Based Cell-Free Small-Molecule Biosensors via Allosteric Regulation of CRISPR Array Expression

In nature, microbes have evolved different systems to sense external stimuli. Synthetic biology approaches (1) repurpose these systems as biosensors to specifically and sensitively detect various targets of interest. Although various highly sensitive and specific laboratory-based analytical methods (including high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry) can detect small-molecule targets, they…

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Exploring m6A and m5C Epitranscriptomes upon Viral Infection: an Example with HIV

Hi, in this video we’ll show you how to explore the m6A and m5C epitranscriptomes upon viral infection. To start the experiment, you’ll need 50 million cells for the noninfected and 50 million for the infected condition. In order to obtain a high quality dataset upon analysis, you’ll need to…

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Study of Dendritic Cell Development by Short Hairpin RNA-Mediated Gene Knockdown in a Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cell Line In vitro

Here we provide a protocol for screening potential transcription factors involved in the development of dendritic cell (DC) using lentiviral transduction of shRNA to obtain stable knockdown cell lines for in vitro DC differentiation. Dendritic cells, or DCs, are key immune cells linking the innate and adaptive immune system. While…

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Demystifying RNAi and creating experimental myths

Transfection with siRNA is unstable, and symptoms disappear after a few passages of cells, so protein should be extracted and analyzed immediately after a few days (1-3) of transfection. The shRNA in the plasmid is used for transfection. If the plasmid contains antibiotic sites, it can be screened to obtain…

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Accurate prediction of metagenome-assembled genome completeness by MAGISTA, a random forest model built on alignment-free intra-bin statistics | Environmental Microbiome

Steen AD, Crits-Christoph A, Carini P, DeAngelis KM, Fierer N, Lloyd KG, Cameron TJ. High proportions of bacteria and archaea across most biomes remain uncultured. ISME J. 2019;13:3126–30. PubMed  PubMed Central  Google Scholar  Goh KM, Shahar S, Chan K-G, Chong CS, Amran SI, Sani MH, Zakaria II, Kahar UM. Current…

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Convenient and High-Throughput PCR Primer Design for Circular RNA Quantification

Please use this url to cite or link to this publication: hdl.handle.net/1854/LU-8743723 MLA Vromman, Marieke, et al. “CIRCprimerXL: Convenient and High-Throughput PCR Primer Design for Circular RNA Quantification.” Frontiers in Bioinformatics, 2022, doi:10.3389/fbinf.2022.834655. APA Vromman, M., Anckaert, J., Vandesompele, J., & Volders, P.-J. (2022). CIRCprimerXL: Convenient and High-Throughput PCR Primer…

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Transcriptional kinetics and molecular functions of long noncoding RNAs

Ethical compliance The research carried out in this study has been approved by the Swedish Board of Agriculture, Jordbruksverket: N343/12. Cell culture Mouse primary fibroblasts were derived from adult (>10 weeks old) CAST/EiJ × C57BL/6J or C57BL/6J × CAST/EiJ mice by skinning, mincing and culturing tail explants (for at least 10 d) in DMEM high…

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Optical Tweezers to Study RNA-Protein Interactions in Translation Regulation

This protocol presents a complete experimental workflow for studying RNA-protein interactions using optical tweezers. Several possible experimental setups are outlined including the combination of optical tweezers with confocal microscopy. The overall goal of the following method article is to demonstrate a protocol useful to study RNA interactions with proteins or…

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Optimization of cerebrospinal fluid microbial DNA metagenomic sequencing diagnostics

We implemented a metagenomic DNA sequencing methodology to unbiasedly detect microbial species in CSF samples from patients with CNS symptoms in which a pathogen or EBV had been detected (Additional 3: Table 1). Samples positively identified with pathogen-specific quantitative PCR (qPCR), 16S rRNA gene sequencing or bacterial/mycotic culture in CSF…

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Drosophila carrying epilepsy-associated variants in the vitamin B6 metabolism gene PNPO display allele- and diet-dependent phenotypes

Pyridox(am)ine 5′-phosphate oxidase (PNPO; Enzyme Commission Number 1.4.3.5) is a rate-limiting enzyme in the synthesis of vitamin B6 (VB6) (1). Mutations in PNPO can cause neonatal epileptic encephalopathy, a devastating disease that usually leads to death if untreated (2). Recently, PNPO mutations have also been reported in patients with infantile…

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LAMP-CRISPR-Cas12a-lateral flow immunochromatographic strip | IDR

Introduction About 700,000 people die from “superbugs” globally every year. Antibiotic abuse is the culprit of extensive spread of superbugs. Currently, carbapenemase-producing organisms are among the most important pathogens of hospital infections. Especially the plasmid-mediated highly transmissible carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) has become an important public health issue of global concern….

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Extracellular circulating miRNAs as stress-related signature to search and rescue dogs

Study approval was provided by the Research Ethics Committee of the University of Perugia (report n.2018-21 of 11/12/2018) according to Italian Ministry of Health legislation18. All methods were carried out following relevant guidelines and regulations and the study was carried out in compliance with the ARRIVE guidelines. Informed consent is…

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Katia Feve – Academia.edu

Katia Feve – Academia.edu Academia.edu no longer supports Internet Explorer. To browse Academia.edu and the wider internet faster and more securely, please take a few seconds to upgrade your browser. Academia.edu uses cookies to personalize content, tailor ads and improve the user experience. By using our site, you agree to our…

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Exosomal microRNA-618 derived from mesenchymal stem cells attenuate the progression of hepatic fibrosis by targeting Smad4

Introduction Hepatic fibrosis (HF) is a pathological phenomenon produced in the process of long-term damage and repair in the liver [1,2]. During the formation of HF, hepatocytes are damaged by various factors, such as chronic liver disease, and excessive intake of alcohol, and secrete a variety of cytokines [3]. Subsequently,…

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CD Genomics Perspective: Bioinformatic Analysis for Microbial Metagenomics

Introduction to Bioinformatics for Microbial Metagenomics In microbial ecology, metagenomic techniques are now widely utilized to research microbial communities in greater depth, including many strains that cannot be produced in the lab. Microbial bioinformatics may now be used to mine large metagenomic datasets for broad patterns that govern microbial communities….

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Highly Efficient Genome Editing in Plant Protoplasts by Ribonucleoprotein Delivery of CRISPR-Cas12a Nucleases

Review doi: 10.3389/fgeed.2022.780238. eCollection 2022. Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD, United States. 2 College of Agriculture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China. 3 Integrated DNA Technologies, Coralville, IA, United States. 4 U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory, USDA-Agricultural Research…

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Nuprobe USA Inc. Quality Assurance Manager

Quality Assurance Manager- Molecular NGS, PCR, IVD Quality Assurance ManagerHouston TX NuProbe USA Inc. is looking for a Quality Assurance Manager to lead the Quality program to establish and maintain compliance to ISO: 9001, ISO: 13485, and FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Quality System Regulations. NuProbe USA is a rapidly…

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Generation of Hook Ischemia-Reperfusion Model using a Three-Day Developing Chick Embryo

This paper describes ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) modeling in a 3-day chick embryo using a spinal needle customized hook to better understand I/R development and treatment. This model is simple, quick, and inexpensive. Hi, I am Dr.Syed Shadab Raza, the principal investigator for the Laboratory for Stem Cells and Restorative Neurology, located…

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Pathogenomix Developing Infectious Disease Testing Platform Enabled by Cloud-Based Analytics, NGS

NEW YORK — Pathogenomix is combining sequencer-agnostic, cloud-based analytics software with 16S rRNA gene sequencing to enable hospital laboratories to identify the pathogens behind life-threatening bacterial infections. Though no NGS-based tests have obtained full US Food and Drug Administration authorization to identify infectious disease pathogens, Pathogenomix said it is on…

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Requirement of Xk and Vps13a for the P2X7-mediated phospholipid scrambling and cell lysis in mouse T cells

Significance The extracellular concentration of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) reaches several hundred micromoles in the inflamed tissues or tumor environment. A high concentration of ATP activates P2X7, a purinergic receptor, and induces the formation of a nonselective cation channel, accompanied by reversible phosphatidylserine (PtdSer) exposure, leading to cell lysis. Here, we…

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Mitochondrial DNA content reduction in the most fertile spermatozoa is accompanied by increased mitochondrial DNA rearrangement

Study question: Is there an association between male fertility and spermatozoa mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) copy number and genome rearrangements? Summary answer: Normal spermatozoa not only have a lower mtDNA copy number but also more DNA rearrangements than spermatozoa of men with severe oligoasthenospermia (SOA). What is known already: While there…

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A core genome MLST (cgMLST) scheme for Mycobacterium abscessus complex subspecies

Dataset for manuscript “The use of comparative genomic analysis for the development of subspecies-specific PCR assays for the Mycobacterium abscessus complex” by Winifred Akwani et al. A core genome MLST scheme was developed for Mycobacterium abscessus complex (MABC) subspecies M. abscessus, M. bolletii and M. massiliense, using chewBBACA version 2.8.5…

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Cell Strain-Derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells as an Isogenic Approach To Investigate Age-Related Host Response to Flaviviral Infection

INTRODUCTION Dengue is the most common mosquito-borne viral disease globally (1). This acute disease, which can be life-threatening, is caused by four different dengue viruses (DENVs) (DENV-1, DENV-2, DENV-3, and DENV-4). An estimated 390 million people are infected with these DENVs annually (2), and populations throughout the tropics face frequent…

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Genetic variants of XRCC1 and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis C patients: British Journal of Biomedical Science: Vol 76, No 2

ABSTRACT Background: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) related liver cirrhosis occurs in about 20% of chronically infected patients over a duration of 10–20 years, and within 5 years approximately 10–20% of these cirrhotic patients will develop hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Previous studies report that the X-ray repair cross-complementing group1 gene (XRCC1) is…

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dCas9-VPR-mediated transcriptional activation of functionally equivalent genes for gene therapy

1. Dunbar, C. E. et al. Gene therapy comes of age. Science 359, eaan4672 (2018). PubMed Google Scholar  2. Wang, D., Tai, P. W. L. & Gao, G. Adeno-associated virus vector as a platform for gene therapy delivery. Nat. Rev. Drug Discov. 18, 358–378 (2019). CAS PubMed PubMed Central Google Scholar  3. Eid, A.,…

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Comprehensive circRNA Analyses in Human Vertebrae of GIOP and Its Molecular Mechanism

Circular RNAs (circRNAs) are a novel class of noncoding RNAs that play important roles in human diseases. However, the regulation of circRNAs in glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIOP) has not been reported. In this study, we performed high-throughput sequencing to identify altered circRNAs in the vertebrae from GIOP patients. A total of…

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Association of Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (16SrI-B subgroup) with Adenium obseum phyllody revealed by 16S rRNA gene sequence

Adenium plants (desert rose) with leaf malformations like small narrow leaves different from their normal pattern, leaf yellowing and malformation in flowering branches to leafy rosettes were observed during a survey of flower nursery at Rajmundary, Andhra Pradesh in 2016. For identification of the species of phytoplasma associated with the symptoms,…

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