DNA

April 15, 2021

Findings suggests such defective genomes exist in many classes of DNA viruses that cause human disease.

April 9, 2021

This full assembly may contain clues to ape and human divergence; certain immune, brain and heart disorders; and other questions.

October 15, 2020

Changes observed in the nuclei of cells emerging in mouse embryos will chart genomics of mammalian development.

July 8, 2020

UW microbiologists discovered a bacterial toxin that, when engineered, is a key part of a gene editor that can make single-base changes in human mitochondria.

May 26, 2020

Finding may help explain caffeinated coffee’s link to a reduced risk of melanoma. The researchers used an enzyme from plants and marsupials to distinguish the lesion.

February 29, 2020

DNA fragments from cytomegalovirus, a common cause of birth defects in the United States, are often too small for many standard tests to detect

September 23, 2019

A  pangenomic reference will be generated to represent varied human populations in a government-funded, multi-site effort.

August 30, 2018

A new assay, reported in Science, advances research on how various cells types interpret their genetic code

August 3, 2018

This mouse cell atlas is a resource for obtaining a deeper understanding of how specific DNA elements regulate cell type identity. 

December 22, 2017

Researchers are working on the vexing problem of a virus that shape shifts from one year to the next.

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