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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.
Research establishes a new understanding of how DNA methylation begins in plants

Research establishes a new understanding of how DNA methylation begins in plants

Targeting Shp2 as a cancer therapy may worsen the disease

Targeting Shp2 as a cancer therapy may worsen the disease

New program can help to correctly interpret the genetic code of newly sequenced organisms

New program can help to correctly interpret the genetic code of newly sequenced organisms

Researchers identify a gene in wheat with profound effects on the production of seeds

Researchers identify a gene in wheat with profound effects on the production of seeds

Whole genome sequencing for children with cancer provides accurate diagnosis

Whole genome sequencing for children with cancer provides accurate diagnosis

Genetic analysis reveals the deep homology between fins and limbs

Genetic analysis reveals the deep homology between fins and limbs

Study sheds light on how genes and air pollution elevate healthy people’s depression risk

Study sheds light on how genes and air pollution elevate healthy people’s depression risk

Study finds several common genetic loci associated with dilated cardiomyopathy in U.S. veterans

Study finds several common genetic loci associated with dilated cardiomyopathy in U.S. veterans

Quillwort genome sequencing reveals a unique photosynthetic process

Quillwort genome sequencing reveals a unique photosynthetic process

Study explores mechanism by which ToBRFV tomato virus overcomes tobamovirus resistance

Study explores mechanism by which ToBRFV tomato virus overcomes tobamovirus resistance

Researchers employ hepatic organoids for disease modeling

Researchers employ hepatic organoids for disease modeling

Researchers investigate how brain's immune cells relate to a gene mutation in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers investigate how brain's immune cells relate to a gene mutation in Alzheimer's disease

bit.bio raises in excess of $100 million in first close of Series B financing

bit.bio raises in excess of $100 million in first close of Series B financing

Formation of transcription factories in living cells resembles the condensation of liquids

Formation of transcription factories in living cells resembles the condensation of liquids

Research reveals pathways controlling osteocyte development

Research reveals pathways controlling osteocyte development

Research uncovers key component of cellular malfunction that contributes to tumor growth

Research uncovers key component of cellular malfunction that contributes to tumor growth

Study reveals what causes T cells to be non-responsive to immunotherapy

Study reveals what causes T cells to be non-responsive to immunotherapy

Key networks controlling pluripotency and apoptosis during development revealed

Key networks controlling pluripotency and apoptosis during development revealed

Study employs engineered base editors for controllable genome editing

Study employs engineered base editors for controllable genome editing

Researchers develop new approach to selectively turn on gene therapies in target cells

Researchers develop new approach to selectively turn on gene therapies in target cells