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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.
Study identifies new gene involved in Fanconi anemia

Study identifies new gene involved in Fanconi anemia

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Mutations arising after conception may play vital role in autism

Scientists reveal key role of TLK2 gene in placenta development, embryo viability in mice

Scientists reveal key role of TLK2 gene in placenta development, embryo viability in mice

Immune system controls eye tissue regeneration in zebrafish, research finds

Immune system controls eye tissue regeneration in zebrafish, research finds

'Organic gene therapy' could be effective treatment approach for serious blood disorders

'Organic gene therapy' could be effective treatment approach for serious blood disorders

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

ASU-TGen researchers find source of altered ANK1 gene expression linked to Alzheimer's disease

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

Researchers discover new role of enzyme in promoting self-destruction of axons

Researchers discover new role of enzyme in promoting self-destruction of axons

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

Mayo Clinic and nference launch startup to develop drugs for rare diseases

Mayo Clinic and nference launch startup to develop drugs for rare diseases

Scientists uncover new gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease

Scientists uncover new gene therapy treatment routes for motor neurone disease

Researchers detect new gene mutation linked to Fanconi anemia

Researchers detect new gene mutation linked to Fanconi anemia

CRISPR technology shows potential as a “molecular recorder” through DNA encoded movie

CRISPR technology shows potential as a “molecular recorder” through DNA encoded movie

FDA panel recommends new breakthrough gene therapy for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

FDA panel recommends new breakthrough gene therapy for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

Experts develop first freely available data network for Huntington's disease research

Experts develop first freely available data network for Huntington's disease research

Targeting immune cells could lead to new treatments for pulmonary fibrosis

Targeting immune cells could lead to new treatments for pulmonary fibrosis

Cord-blood-derived natural killer cells can be modified to destroy B-cell cancers

Cord-blood-derived natural killer cells can be modified to destroy B-cell cancers

Study demonstrates potential nanoparticle-based therapeutic strategy for deadly brain tumors

Study demonstrates potential nanoparticle-based therapeutic strategy for deadly brain tumors

FDA advisory committee recommends Novartis' CAR-T therapy for young leukemia patients

FDA advisory committee recommends Novartis' CAR-T therapy for young leukemia patients

MPFI researchers reveal new technique to probe function of cerebellar interneurons

MPFI researchers reveal new technique to probe function of cerebellar interneurons