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A gene is a unit of heredity in a living organism. It normally resides on a stretch of DNA that codes for a type of protein or for an RNA chain that has a function in the organism. All living things depend on genes, as they specify all proteins and functional RNA chains.
Research findings open door to new class of analgesics for treating neuropathic pain

Research findings open door to new class of analgesics for treating neuropathic pain

Scientists develop new tool to analyse single-cell RNA data in pre-malignant blood cancers

Scientists develop new tool to analyse single-cell RNA data in pre-malignant blood cancers

Researchers identify appetite-suppression mechanism in flies

Researchers identify appetite-suppression mechanism in flies

Rarely studied faulty USF3 gene may predispose individuals to thyroid cancer

Rarely studied faulty USF3 gene may predispose individuals to thyroid cancer

TSRI researchers reveal how viruses incapacitate bacterial defense system

TSRI researchers reveal how viruses incapacitate bacterial defense system

JAX professor receives HFSP grant for 3D genome studies of memory, learning and epilepsy

JAX professor receives HFSP grant for 3D genome studies of memory, learning and epilepsy

Study identifies protein as potential therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer

Study identifies protein as potential therapeutic target for pancreatic cancer

Astaxanthin compound shows ability to activate 'longevity gene' in mice

Astaxanthin compound shows ability to activate 'longevity gene' in mice

Researchers identify new gene mutation that leads to infertility in women

Researchers identify new gene mutation that leads to infertility in women

Scientists reveal novel drug delivery approach to fight swine flu at gene level

Scientists reveal novel drug delivery approach to fight swine flu at gene level

Proteomics unravels molecular mechanisms influenced by genetic variations

Proteomics unravels molecular mechanisms influenced by genetic variations

Aircuity helps build energy efficient facilities at Texas Children’s Hospital

Aircuity helps build energy efficient facilities at Texas Children’s Hospital

Shutting down key protein could slow or prevent Alzheimer’s disease, study shows

Shutting down key protein could slow or prevent Alzheimer’s disease, study shows

New probiotic may help combat negative health effects of adrenaline surges

New probiotic may help combat negative health effects of adrenaline surges

Scientists grow transgenic plants to double production of artemisinin for fighting against malaria

Scientists grow transgenic plants to double production of artemisinin for fighting against malaria

Research highlights threat of Zika virus to donated blood supplies in the U.S

Research highlights threat of Zika virus to donated blood supplies in the U.S

Study shows decreasing telomere length may contribute to onset of age-related diseases

Study shows decreasing telomere length may contribute to onset of age-related diseases

Scientists show p300 protein may stop MDS from developing into leukemia

Scientists show p300 protein may stop MDS from developing into leukemia

Treatment with microRNA re-insulates ravaged nerves, restores limb mobility in mouse models of MS

Treatment with microRNA re-insulates ravaged nerves, restores limb mobility in mouse models of MS

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers

FDA approves new maintenance therapy for recurrent cancers