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Researchers discover how an “accordion effect” is vital for switching off genes

Researchers discover how an “accordion effect” is vital for switching off genes

RNA targeted by small molecule drugs, likely to create new pathways for disease treatment

RNA targeted by small molecule drugs, likely to create new pathways for disease treatment

Study explores that extra dosages of genes may lead to surplus X chromosomes

Study explores that extra dosages of genes may lead to surplus X chromosomes

Scientists examine key mechanisms underlying genomic imprinting

Scientists examine key mechanisms underlying genomic imprinting

Experts identify first non-coding RNA that controls chromosome loop formation

Experts identify first non-coding RNA that controls chromosome loop formation

Researchers come up with a novel technique to produce single-sex litters

Researchers come up with a novel technique to produce single-sex litters

De Novo Mutations may Play a Role in Male Infertility

De Novo Mutations may Play a Role in Male Infertility

Supercomputer-driven dynamic model reveals hidden process in X chromosome inactivation

Supercomputer-driven dynamic model reveals hidden process in X chromosome inactivation

Study reveals mechanism that regulates genes on sex chromosomes

Study reveals mechanism that regulates genes on sex chromosomes

Study uncovers unusual sex chromosomes of Australian iconic animals

Study uncovers unusual sex chromosomes of Australian iconic animals

Cancer mutations occur in distinct patterns based on 3D structure of the genome

Cancer mutations occur in distinct patterns based on 3D structure of the genome

Researchers reconstruct the birth of a male sex chromosome in Atlantic herring

Researchers reconstruct the birth of a male sex chromosome in Atlantic herring

Researchers show how two X chromosomes communicate during embryo development

Researchers show how two X chromosomes communicate during embryo development

A genetic switch in brain cells can toggle between sex-specific states when necessary

A genetic switch in brain cells can toggle between sex-specific states when necessary

New theory shows why Y chromosome may be more resilient than previously believed

New theory shows why Y chromosome may be more resilient than previously believed

New technology helps visualize entire genome at molecular resolution

New technology helps visualize entire genome at molecular resolution

Virginia Tech scientists reveal molecular cause underlying rare genetic disorder

Virginia Tech scientists reveal molecular cause underlying rare genetic disorder

RNA editing repair technique shows promise for treating neurological disorders

RNA editing repair technique shows promise for treating neurological disorders

Researchers identify osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal

Researchers identify osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal

New mechanism shows promise for treating certain congenital disorders

New mechanism shows promise for treating certain congenital disorders