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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.
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

Study shows existence of numerous, varied genetic syndromes linked to obesity than previously thought

Study shows existence of numerous, varied genetic syndromes linked to obesity than previously thought

New UBC research reveals clues to how bacteria proliferates in lungs of cystic fibrosis patients

New UBC research reveals clues to how bacteria proliferates in lungs of cystic fibrosis patients

New genetic test may give men better view on how to deal with prostate cancer risk

New genetic test may give men better view on how to deal with prostate cancer risk

Data protection in medical research: Computer scientists crack anonymity of genetic information

Data protection in medical research: Computer scientists crack anonymity of genetic information

Study identifies correlations between gene data and brain activity during memory processing

Study identifies correlations between gene data and brain activity during memory processing

Increase in BRCA testing may not necessarily mean better diagnosis of women at risk, study suggests

Increase in BRCA testing may not necessarily mean better diagnosis of women at risk, study suggests

Insilico Medicine to present research findings in AI for drug discovery at BioDataWorld West Congress

Insilico Medicine to present research findings in AI for drug discovery at BioDataWorld West Congress

Astrocytes prove to be surprisingly vital players in the body's clock

Astrocytes prove to be surprisingly vital players in the body's clock

Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

Multipronged study of schizophrenia-associated syndrome receives $3.1 million NIH grant

Researchers pinpoint Jumonji protein as key to Ewing's Sarcoma spread

Researchers pinpoint Jumonji protein as key to Ewing's Sarcoma spread

New gene linked to Tau pathology

New gene linked to Tau pathology