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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.
Researchers develop promising targeted strategy to treat chemo-resistant blood cancer

Researchers develop promising targeted strategy to treat chemo-resistant blood cancer

Epigenetic modifications may contribute to Alzheimer's Disease

Epigenetic modifications may contribute to Alzheimer's Disease

IDT to demonstrate CRISPR expertise at European-focused events

IDT to demonstrate CRISPR expertise at European-focused events

Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

Genentech’s combination therapy improves outcome in patients with non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer

FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis

FDA approves update to Rituxan label to include information on treatment of rare forms of vasculitis

Vertex gets European CHMP positive opinion for KALYDECO to treat patients with cystic fibrosis

Vertex gets European CHMP positive opinion for KALYDECO to treat patients with cystic fibrosis

Incyte announces Phase 2 FIGHT-202 trial data in patients with cholangiocarcinoma

Incyte announces Phase 2 FIGHT-202 trial data in patients with cholangiocarcinoma

Takeda announces positive Phase 3 ALTA-1L data in first-line therapy for advanced ALK+ NSCLC

Takeda announces positive Phase 3 ALTA-1L data in first-line therapy for advanced ALK+ NSCLC

Texas A&M and UTA establish Texas Genomics Core Alliance

Texas A&M and UTA establish Texas Genomics Core Alliance

ApoE4 gene linked with chronic inflammation increases risk for Alzheimer's disease

ApoE4 gene linked with chronic inflammation increases risk for Alzheimer's disease

Could we prevent Alzheimer's disease by treating herpes?

Could we prevent Alzheimer's disease by treating herpes?

Dysfunction of single gene leads to miscarriages

Dysfunction of single gene leads to miscarriages

Sweat bees are ideal for studying the genes underlying social behavior

Sweat bees are ideal for studying the genes underlying social behavior

University of Pittsburgh wins NSF grant for big data research to prevent complications from anesthesia

University of Pittsburgh wins NSF grant for big data research to prevent complications from anesthesia

Gene sequencing reveals crucial molecular aspects of Trypanosoma brucei

Gene sequencing reveals crucial molecular aspects of Trypanosoma brucei

URMC researchers discover new approach to deliver therapeutics to the brain

URMC researchers discover new approach to deliver therapeutics to the brain

People with more copies of AMY1 gene digest starchy carbohydrates faster

People with more copies of AMY1 gene digest starchy carbohydrates faster

Researchers investigate why some cancers affect only young women

Researchers investigate why some cancers affect only young women

A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

A new approach identified to control Zika virus, dengue fever

Father’s exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in descendants

Father’s exposure to nicotine may cause cognitive deficits in descendants