Genetics

The Genetics of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia in Puerto Rico

The Genetics of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia in Puerto Rico This article was originally published here Diagnostics (Basel). 2022 May 2;12(5):1127. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics12051127. ABSTRACT Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) has been linked to more than 50 genes that cause a spectrum of clinical symptoms, including newborn respiratory distress, sinopulmonary infections, and laterality abnormalities. Although the RSPH4A (c.921+3_6delAAGT) …

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Biologists May Have Solved a 30-Year-Old Mystery on Why Touch Stresses Plants Out

Biologists May Have Solved a 30-Year-Old Mystery on Why Touch Stresses Plants Out Scientists have long known that touching plants can set off a stress reaction in them – but until now it hasn’t been exactly clear how that worked at a molecular level, something that a new study hopes to shed light on. The …

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Financial Analysis: SOPHiA GENETICS (NASDAQ:SOPH) vs. Monte Rosa Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GLUE)

Financial Analysis: SOPHiA GENETICS (NASDAQ:SOPH) vs. Monte Rosa Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GLUE) SOPHiA GENETICS (NASDAQ:SOPH – Get Rating) and Monte Rosa Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GLUE – Get Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation …

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Seven Simple Habits Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia – Even in Those With High Genetic Risk

Seven Simple Habits Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia – Even in Those With High Genetic Risk According to a new study, seven healthy habits and lifestyle factors may play a role in lowering the risk of dementia in people with the highest genetic risk for the disease. Seven healthy habits and lifestyle factors may …

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Jurassic World Evolution 2 Dominion Biosyn Expansion Announced

Jurassic World Evolution 2 Dominion Biosyn Expansion Announced News Frontier Developments announced a new large-scale expansion for its dinosaur management game Jurassic World Evolution 2. Published on May 28, 2022 Giuseppe Nelva Home » Uncategorized » Jurassic World Evolution 2 Dominion Biosyn Expansion Announced Frontier Developments announced a new large-scale expansion for its dinosaur management …

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Mining museums’ genomic treasures | Ars Technica

Mining museums’ genomic treasures | Ars Technica Enlarge / Alpine chipmunks collected by pioneering naturalist Joseph Grinnell in the early 20th century are still preserved at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University of California, Berkeley. Recently, geneticists used DNA extracted from them to trace how the chipmunks have evolved. Museum collections like this …

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Most Kids With FH Diagnosed by Cascade Screening, Albeit Late and Ineffectively

Most Kids With FH Diagnosed by Cascade Screening, Albeit Late and Ineffectively Researchers urge the development of a global screening strategy that will identify the more than 6 million children with FH. MILAN, Italy—Children with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) are frequently diagnosed late, mostly through cascade screening, and have considerably elevated LDL-cholesterol levels compared with children …

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The challenges for preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy

The challenges for preimplantation genetic testing for aneuploidy A very well organized and well attended webinar series hosted by ESHRE on the ‘Essentials in Reproductive Medicine’ was completed in mid-May with a webinar focused on ‘Management of a PGT-A cycle’. Efthymia Constantinou, Junior Deputy of the SIG Reproductive Genetics, reports. Georgia Kakourou, immediate past co-ordinator …

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What is genetic discrimination, and why does it matter?

What is genetic discrimination, and why does it matter? Individuals who are referred for genetic testing for hereditary cancer or other medical conditions may have concerns about the risks of testing, especially if a mutation is discovered, and how this information might be used by others. Genetic discrimination refers to a difference in treatment for …

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