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Madonna On Tour Uses “DNA Sterilization Team” to Clean and Disinfect Her Dressing Rooms–Beware of the DNA Snat by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Jun 2012 8:19pm I wrote the post back in December of 2010 with the title to beware of the DNA Snatchers of the future and now it looks like the future is here, or at least Madonna is not taking any chances.  Private investigators soon may take on a whole new identify.  As we have all read your DNA can easily be picked up off a glass where you drank some water, ... Read on »
MIT team discovers new DNA modification in bacteria acting as DNA Bookmark by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 10:45pm Researchers from MIT have discovered that bacterial genes, known as the dnd gene cluster, gives bacteria the ability to employ DNA modification by adding sulfur to the sugar-phosphate DNA backbone as a phosphorothioate, The same method used in laboratories worldwide to modify synthetic oligonucleotide.Why would bacteria conserve this syste ... Read on »
DNA Archive™ New Home DNA Storage Option by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm Can’t afford $1000 to buy your loved one of the latest, “coolest” genetics offerings? Or perhaps you find genome scans intriguing but not ready for prime-time? Check out a more modest but reasonable, forward-thinking stocking stuffer: DNA Archive. This latest offering from DNA Direct is the first home DNA storage that uses laboratory quality ... Read on »
Identification of DNA Sequence Motifs that Suppress the Immune Response to CpG DNA by nih.gov Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: This invention claims compositions and methods for suppressing CpG oligonucleotide immunostimulatory action with suppressive motifs comprising mammalian DNA. The sequences of the suppressive motifs claimed in the application comprise multimeric repeats, which have a tendency to form "G-tetrads," whic ... Read on »
Human DNA Migration and How to Extract DNA From a Banana by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 15 Jun 2011 3:53pm Courtesy: Youtube.comNelly Furtado Mash-Up DNA Mash-UpsWho do you look like?Genotypically and phenotypically, which relative (or mailman) do you resemble? Like our DNA, we're mash-up expressions of our ancestral pasts... My Taiwanese relatives tell me I physically resemble my maternal grandmother, yet my youngest sister is an uncanny amalgm ... Read on »
Monoclonal Antibodies Targeting Human DNA Polymerase beta, a DNA Repair Enzyme by nih.gov Posted Thu 19 Apr 2012 12:00am Description of Invention: Available for licensing are monoclonal antibodies targeting human DNA polymerase beta (Pol B). Pol B is a constitutively expressed "housekeeping" enzyme that plays a role in base excision repair (BER), a cellular defense mechanism that repairs DNA base damage and loss. Aberrant Pol B expression is a ... Read on »
Thermostable DNA Polymerases that Bypass Lesions in DNA by nih.gov Posted Mon 30 Jul 2012 8:00pm Description of Invention: Lesions in DNA often block DNA polymerases, especially in those polymerases used in the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). Old DNA, such as that from forensic samples, is often damaged and cannot be used for PCR analysis. The NIH announces the identification of two novel Y-family DNA polymerases - ... Read on »
Thermostable Y-Family Polymerases From Fungi for Use in Forensic DNA Services and Analysis of Damaged or Ancient DNA by nih.gov Posted Mon 19 Apr 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Y-family polymerases are able to bypass lesions in DNA that would otherwise block replication by high fidelity DNA polymerases and are key to the effective study of ancient DNA and for use in forensic medicine. These enzymes are ubiquitous and are found in all kingdoms of life: bacteria, archaea and e ... Read on »
DNA Electronics Partners with Roche to Develop new DNA sequencer by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Nov 2010 9:30am DNA Electronics, a fabless semiconductor provider of solutions for real-time DNA and RNA analysis, announced today that it has entered a partnership with 454 Life Sciences, a Roche Company. The collaboration will focus on the development of a low-cost, high-throughput, long read, high density DNA sequencing system. As part of ... Read on »
DNA Electronics Licenses DNA Testing technology to geneOnyx by Jamie C. Patient Expert Posted Sat 24 Mar 2012 3:06pm Warning: file_get_contents(http://feeds.delicious.com/v2/json/urlinfo/data?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.healthtechnica.com%2Fblogsphere%2F2012%2F03%2F24%2Fdna-electronics-licenses-dna-testing-technology-to-geneonyx%2F) [ function.file-get-contents ]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 503 Service Unavailable: Back-end server is at ... Read on »