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A simple blood draw is replacing a giant needle to the belly for testing their fetuses for a range of genetic disorders.
… in genomic medicine, has many predicting that prenatal whole genome sequencing will be widely available in the next five … genetic disorders. ​ … prenatal genome sequencing , genome sequence fetal blood test, benjamin berkman m.p.h., prenatal …
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Researchers used whole genome sequence data to investigate the origin of the mutation that causes "sickling" of red blood cells.
… research on genomics and global health (crggh), have used whole genome sequence data to investigate the origin of the mutation that …
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NIH researchers have sequenced the whole genome of a dog native to Sardinia, Italy, and discovered in it clues about the migration of humans to the area.
… institutes of health (nih) researchers have sequenced the whole genome of a dog that is native to the mountains of sardinia, … to the area. (a genome is an organism's complete dna sequence .) the findings, by scientists at the national human …
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Most pregnant women want recommendations from their doctors when deciding which information to receive from prenatal whole genome sequencing.
… what types of information to receive from prenatal whole genome sequencing . the study, by researchers at nih's …
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Data used to estimate the cost of sequencing the human genome over time since the Human Genome Project.
… for many years, the national human genome research institute (nhgri) has tracked the costs … relative to two metrics: (1) "cost per megabase of dna sequence " - the cost of determining one megabase (mb; a … … genome sequencing , human genome, human genome project, whole-genome sequencing , whole-exome sequencing , cost of …
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Estimated cost of sequencing the human genome over time since the Human Genome Project.
… have led to substantial reductions in the cost of genome sequencing . the underlying costs associated with … the underlying costs of generating a human genome sequence. accurately determining the cost for sequencing a … entire genome is being sequenced , the process is called 'whole-genome sequencing .' see figure 2 for a comparison of …
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In a study published in the journal Science, collaborators at NHGRI, the National University of Ireland, Galway, and the Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience at the University of Florida, Augustine, reported that activation of the gene Tfap2 in adult stem cells in Hydractinia can turn those cells into germ cells in a cycle that can repeat endlessly.
… hydractinia  is dissimilar to humans physiologically, its genome contains a surprisingly large number of genes. … and ourselves. “having this kind of high-quality, whole-genome sequence data in hand allowed us to quickly narrow down the …
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NHGRI researchers have identified a genomic signature for some aggressive prostate tumors, which may help healthcare providers pinpoint treatment options.
… aggressive tumors. … researchers with the national human genome research institute (nhgri) and their collaborators … proteins that fix damage to dna. the research team used whole genome sequencing , a process that reveals the complete …
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​CSER is rapidly advancing the knowledge necessary to develop best practices for implementating genomic sequence data into clinical care. ​
… frequent, but much more needs to be done before the use of sequence data becomes routine. evidence regarding the most … and analyze evidence regarding the clinical utility of genome sequencing; 2) research the critical interactions … and women's hospital robert c. green integration of whole genome sequencing into clinical medicine primary care …
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Advances in genomics are reducing the cost of genome sequencing by a million-fold.
… advances in genomics are reducing the cost of genome sequencing by a million-fold. … did you know that your … together in varying orders. to study the exact order (or  sequence ) of someone's dna, researchers follow three major … of genomics on the u.s. economy icahn school of medicine - whole genome sequencing & you youtube playlist - videos …