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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 finds genetic vulnerability to use of menthol cigarettes

Study finds genetic vulnerability to use of menthol cigarettes

Vapers develop cancer-related gene deregulation as cigarette smokers

Vapers develop cancer-related gene deregulation as cigarette smokers

Testosterone is not the only hormone needed for penis development

Testosterone is not the only hormone needed for penis development

Conformance of genetic characteristics found to be crucial for longer preservation of kidney graft

Conformance of genetic characteristics found to be crucial for longer preservation of kidney graft

UVA scientists find potential explanation for mysterious cell death in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

UVA scientists find potential explanation for mysterious cell death in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

Scientists implicate hidden genes in the severity of autism symptoms

Scientists implicate hidden genes in the severity of autism symptoms

New method for improved visualization of single-cell RNA- sequencing data

New method for improved visualization of single-cell RNA- sequencing data

Discovery of weakness in a rare cancer could be exploited with drugs

Discovery of weakness in a rare cancer could be exploited with drugs

New study seeks to understand how colibactin causes cancer

New study seeks to understand how colibactin causes cancer

Researchers study animal venoms to identify new medicines for treating diseases

Researchers study animal venoms to identify new medicines for treating diseases

Genetic variations in a fourth gene associated with higher ALL risk in Hispanic children

Genetic variations in a fourth gene associated with higher ALL risk in Hispanic children

Human cells can change their original function to battle against diabetes

Human cells can change their original function to battle against diabetes

Blood-based liquid biopsies can accurately track cancer treatment responses

Blood-based liquid biopsies can accurately track cancer treatment responses

AMSBIO's comprehensive portfolio of knock-out cell lines and lysates

AMSBIO's comprehensive portfolio of knock-out cell lines and lysates

Study shows how neuroactive steroids inhibit activity of pro-inflammatory proteins

Study shows how neuroactive steroids inhibit activity of pro-inflammatory proteins

Researchers comprehensively sequence the human immune system

Researchers comprehensively sequence the human immune system

Study identifies protein regulator that induces Th17 cells to cause multiple sclerosis

Study identifies protein regulator that induces Th17 cells to cause multiple sclerosis

Novel approach uses small amounts of tissue to quantify PD-L1 expression levels in tumors

Novel approach uses small amounts of tissue to quantify PD-L1 expression levels in tumors

Movement impairments in autism can be reversed through behavioral training

Movement impairments in autism can be reversed through behavioral training

Study discovers new therapy for aggressive blood cancer

Study discovers new therapy for aggressive blood cancer