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A gene is a unit of heredity in a living organism. It normally resides on a stretch of DNA that codes for a type of protein or for an RNA chain that has a function in the organism. All living things depend on genes, as they specify all proteins and functional RNA chains.
New transferrable and integrative type I CRISPR-based platform to efficiently edit superbugs

New transferrable and integrative type I CRISPR-based platform to efficiently edit superbugs

Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Researchers successfully create genetically engineered marsupials via genome editing

Researchers successfully create genetically engineered marsupials via genome editing

Research identifies vitamin C as a key ingredient for immune cell function

Research identifies vitamin C as a key ingredient for immune cell function

Soil microbes are critical players in corn heterosis

Soil microbes are critical players in corn heterosis

Researchers discover nucleotide sequences characteristic of microRNA isoforms

Researchers discover nucleotide sequences characteristic of microRNA isoforms

Study discloses the role of gene cluster variants in producing climate-specific natural substances

Study discloses the role of gene cluster variants in producing climate-specific natural substances

Study unravels gene expression control mechanism with immunity and cancer implications

Study unravels gene expression control mechanism with immunity and cancer implications

Modification in some RNA molecules could protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver

Modification in some RNA molecules could protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver

Researchers use body-on-a-chip cancer models to study personalized immunotherapy response

Researchers use body-on-a-chip cancer models to study personalized immunotherapy response

Gene therapy may be safe and effective in treating AADC deficiency

Gene therapy may be safe and effective in treating AADC deficiency

Study shows how to unlock CRISPR’s potential to regulate many genes simultaneously

Study shows how to unlock CRISPR’s potential to regulate many genes simultaneously

Illinois scientists make it easier for farmers to choose plant biostimulants

Illinois scientists make it easier for farmers to choose plant biostimulants

Researchers decode the genome information of photosynthetic sea slugs

Researchers decode the genome information of photosynthetic sea slugs

Specific subset of fibroblast cells could provide protection from debilitating lung disease

Specific subset of fibroblast cells could provide protection from debilitating lung disease

Cells damaged by chronic lung disease favor SARS-CoV-2 entry

Cells damaged by chronic lung disease favor SARS-CoV-2 entry

Study reveals neurotransmitter releases impairments in schizophrenia patients

Study reveals neurotransmitter releases impairments in schizophrenia patients

Researchers propose replacing ancestry in forensics with a population structure approach

Researchers propose replacing ancestry in forensics with a population structure approach

Too much heterogeneity is harmful in genome-wide association studies

Too much heterogeneity is harmful in genome-wide association studies

Using machine learning to decode plant genetics

Using machine learning to decode plant genetics