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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 links found between CRISPR, p53 and other cancer genes that could prevent accumulation of mutated cells

New links found between CRISPR, p53 and other cancer genes that could prevent accumulation of mutated cells

Genomic changes in advanced tumors reveal interactions with treatment

Genomic changes in advanced tumors reveal interactions with treatment

Researchers discover a link between genetic variant and chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Researchers discover a link between genetic variant and chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis

Study identifies new gene that promotes progression to type 1 diabetes

Study identifies new gene that promotes progression to type 1 diabetes

Researchers analyze patterns of rice adaptation to drought tolerance

Researchers analyze patterns of rice adaptation to drought tolerance

Researchers perform targeted mutagenesis to prolong dormancy in barley

Researchers perform targeted mutagenesis to prolong dormancy in barley

New gene critical for daily behavioral rhythms discovered

New gene critical for daily behavioral rhythms discovered

Researchers test a neoantigen-specific transgenic immune cell therapy for malignant gliomas

Researchers test a neoantigen-specific transgenic immune cell therapy for malignant gliomas

CRISPR introduces potentially dangerous changes in cells, reveals research

CRISPR introduces potentially dangerous changes in cells, reveals research

Microbiome differences in autism reflect dietary preferences, says study

Microbiome differences in autism reflect dietary preferences, says study

Study shows how a common gene mutation robs people of natural cancer protection

Study shows how a common gene mutation robs people of natural cancer protection

New epigenetic editing technique could help treat a wide range of diseases

New epigenetic editing technique could help treat a wide range of diseases

Mysterious protein clusters found on neurons are calcium-signaling “hotspots”, study reveals

Mysterious protein clusters found on neurons are calcium-signaling “hotspots”, study reveals

Pacific Ocean rockfish genomes offer new insights into the genetic determinants of aging

Pacific Ocean rockfish genomes offer new insights into the genetic determinants of aging

CRISPR screening identifies metabolic enzyme as new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics

CRISPR screening identifies metabolic enzyme as new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics

Using a new genetic technology to decipher intratumoral heterogeneity

Using a new genetic technology to decipher intratumoral heterogeneity

Study offers genetic clues on the fundamental development of anatomical appearance

Study offers genetic clues on the fundamental development of anatomical appearance

Genetic testing underutilized in patients with cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias, study says

Genetic testing underutilized in patients with cardiomyopathies and arrhythmias, study says

Whole genome sequencing reveals chickpea's pan-genome

Whole genome sequencing reveals chickpea's pan-genome

Scientists discover new genetic link to non-alcoholic inflammatory liver disease

Scientists discover new genetic link to non-alcoholic inflammatory liver disease