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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.
Id genes found to play crucial role in heart development

Id genes found to play crucial role in heart development

New high-throughput technique accelerates chemical screening to prioritize toxicity testing

New high-throughput technique accelerates chemical screening to prioritize toxicity testing

Scientists identify genetic variation that promotes longevity in men

Scientists identify genetic variation that promotes longevity in men

Genes that regulate oxytocin linked to sociality of young individuals

Genes that regulate oxytocin linked to sociality of young individuals

Researchers develop quick and easy-to-use test for detecting rare immunodeficiency

Researchers develop quick and easy-to-use test for detecting rare immunodeficiency

MUSC researchers show how non-coding RNA promotes tumor formation

MUSC researchers show how non-coding RNA promotes tumor formation

JAX wins NIGMS funding to decipher role of RNA structure in gene regulation

JAX wins NIGMS funding to decipher role of RNA structure in gene regulation

Researchers discover potential way to trigger regeneration, repair of damaged heart cells

Researchers discover potential way to trigger regeneration, repair of damaged heart cells

Study provides insight into development of red blood cells

Study provides insight into development of red blood cells

Eggshell-like mineral layer on avian flu viruses may be cause for human infections

Eggshell-like mineral layer on avian flu viruses may be cause for human infections

Researchers uncover mechanism that explains hindlimb positioning in tetrapod evolution

Researchers uncover mechanism that explains hindlimb positioning in tetrapod evolution

New research suggests cell immortalization as more complicated process than originally thought

New research suggests cell immortalization as more complicated process than originally thought

Study elucidates how aerobic exercise protects the sick heart

Study elucidates how aerobic exercise protects the sick heart

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

AMSBIO announce sponsorship of organoid technology training course

AMSBIO announce sponsorship of organoid technology training course

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Researchers get closer to creating new blood test that can identify breast cancer brain metastasis

Researchers get closer to creating new blood test that can identify breast cancer brain metastasis

Abnormal eating schedules affect skin’s protection from harmful UV rays of the sun

Abnormal eating schedules affect skin’s protection from harmful UV rays of the sun

Impaired DNA replication may lead to trans-generational inheritance of epigenetic changes

Impaired DNA replication may lead to trans-generational inheritance of epigenetic changes

Sanford Health launches solid tumor oncolytic virus clinical trial

Sanford Health launches solid tumor oncolytic virus clinical trial