Chromosome News and Research

Latest Chromosome News and Research

Gene variant that may increase the risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Gene variant that may increase the risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Scientists gain new insight into DiGeorge syndrome

Scientists gain new insight into DiGeorge syndrome

Methylphenidate linked to chromosomal changes

Methylphenidate linked to chromosomal changes

Pollution exposure during pregnancy can cause chromosomal abnormalities in fetal tissues

Pollution exposure during pregnancy can cause chromosomal abnormalities in fetal tissues

Vaccine that boosts the immune response could improve the effect of conventional treatment for patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia

Vaccine that boosts the immune response could improve the effect of conventional treatment for patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia

Separating chromosomes improves genetic test results

Separating chromosomes improves genetic test results

Novel genetic test helps detect mutations that may be missed by conventional DNA test

Novel genetic test helps detect mutations that may be missed by conventional DNA test

Angiogenesis inhibitor molecules defend against the development and spread of cancer

Angiogenesis inhibitor molecules defend against the development and spread of cancer

Exposure of expectant mothers to urban air pollution may alter the structure of babies' chromosomes while in the womb

Exposure of expectant mothers to urban air pollution may alter the structure of babies' chromosomes while in the womb

New primate-specific gene family that spans about 10% of human chromosome 2

New primate-specific gene family that spans about 10% of human chromosome 2

Experimental drug Revlimid showing promise as treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)

Experimental drug Revlimid showing promise as treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)

Level of immune cell DNA in the blood might help predict success of stem cell transplantation

Level of immune cell DNA in the blood might help predict success of stem cell transplantation

Short girls with underlying disease are not being diagnosed

Short girls with underlying disease are not being diagnosed

Gene used in brain development can cause childhood brain cancers

Gene used in brain development can cause childhood brain cancers

Do genes play a role in determining whether a man is gay or heterosexual?

Do genes play a role in determining whether a man is gay or heterosexual?

Genetic defect leads to electrical instability and mechanical pump failure

Genetic defect leads to electrical instability and mechanical pump failure

High blood pressure risk in African-Americans linked to genetics

High blood pressure risk in African-Americans linked to genetics

Study provides insight into strategies for telomere-based molecular cancer therapeutics

Study provides insight into strategies for telomere-based molecular cancer therapeutics

Missing sequence of the human Y chromosome may contain genes controlling stature and tumor development

Missing sequence of the human Y chromosome may contain genes controlling stature and tumor development

Using models to understand malaria

Using models to understand malaria