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NHGRI's Dr. Elaine Ostrander and the Smithsonian's Dr. Dennis Stanford discover North America's oldest dog relics, important in canine genome research.
… dog remains. The archeologists saved this trove of ancient effects, yet until only a few months ago, the dog … Comparative Genomics Branch. Dr. Ostrander spoke about her research on genes that influence the development of diseases … the tools or the techniques needed to work with ancient DNA, or the complete sequence of the dog genome (published in …
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An ancient, sexually transmitted dog cancer may provide insights into human cancers because of the similarities in the dog and human immune systems.
… Steven Benowitz … An ancient, sexually transmitted dog cancer - that may provide … tumor genomes, researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes … mutations in housekeeping genes that repair broken DNA, a backup process for cells that are damaged, and in …
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The finding marks a new effort in conserving an ancient dog breed, with potential to inform human vocalization processes.
… Ph.D. … The finding marks a new effort in conserving an ancient dog breed, with potential to inform human … was performed by researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes … genomic makeup by reducing the variation in the group's DNA. Such inbreeding is why the captive New Guinea singing …
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On its 15th anniversary, National DNA Day and NHGRI shared its genomics expertise to explain the importance of genomics in our everyday lives.
… Faherty, Ph.D. … NHGRI has celebrated previous National DNA Days - an annual commemoration of the completion of the … variety of questions , including those about their work on ancient DNA. From genomegal What types of ancient DNA have … reference map of all human cells. From marnoch During your research, which type of cells have surprised you the most? …
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Micro-sized technologies are among the approaches researchers will use to develop high quality, low cost DNA sequencing technology.
… researchers will use to develop high quality, low cost DNA sequencing technology through new grants from the … grants, which total approximately $14.5 million to eight research teams over two to four years as funds become … available, are the last to be awarded by the Advanced DNA Sequencing Technology program of the National Human …
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More research must be done to understand the interactions of ancient genes with modern environments.
… risk of kidney disease. "Strides have been made but more research must be done to understand the interactions of ancient genes with modern environments," said Charles N. … & Development . "This should include more comprehensive DNA sampling and genetic characterization of Africans and the …
Educational Resources
DNA replication is the process by which a molecule of DNA is duplicated.
DNA Replication … DNA replication is the process by which a molecule of DNA is duplicated. … DNA, Cell Division, Cell Biology … DNA replication is the …
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DNA sequencing is a laboratory technique used to determine the exact sequence of bases (A, C, G, and T) in a DNA molecule.
DNA Sequencing … DNA sequencing is a laboratory technique used to determine … the exact sequence of bases (A, C, G, and T) in a DNA molecule. … Adenine, Cytosine, Guanine, Thymine, ACGT, … additional methods represents an active area of genomics research. … DNA sequencing is a laboratory technique used to …
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A DNA microarray is a tool used to determine whether the DNA from a particular individual contains a mutation in genes.
… The DNA microarray is a tool used to determine whether the DNA from a particular individual contains a mutation in … were first introduced, DNA microarrays were used only as a research tool. Scientists continue today to conduct …
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DNA sequencing determines the order of the four chemical building blocks - called "bases" - that make up the DNA molecule.
DNA sequencing determines the order of the four chemical … building blocks - called "bases" - that make up the DNA molecule. … Sequencing DNA means determining the order of … were developed with support from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Genome Technology Program and its …