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Genetics Home Reference: Griscelli syndrome by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Glossary defini ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: rheumatoid arthritis by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic c ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: TK2-related mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, myopathic form by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: LAMA2-related muscular dystrophy by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names ... Read on »
Journalists to Study at NLM, 2013 Fellows Class is Largest Yet by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Eight journalists, the largest group yet, will participate in the 2013 journalism fellowship co-sponsored by the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) and the ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Northern epilepsy by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with immune deficiency by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other n ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Sjögren syndrome by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Ot ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: nonsyndromic aplasia cutis congenita by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: mandibuloacral dysplasia by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: lissencephaly with cerebellar hypoplasia by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other  ... Read on »
Generation of Artificial Mutation Controls for Diagnostic Testing by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: This technology relates to a method of generating artificial compositions that can be used as positive controls in a genetic te ... Read on »
Composition and Methods for Rapid Detection of HIV by Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Description of Invention: This invention relates to methods and compositions for rapid detection of HIV nucleic acids in a biological sample. Specificall ... Read on »
Reduced Virulence Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus for Vaccine Development by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: This invention relates to a genetically modified hemorrhagic fever virus that can be used as an effective live vaccine agent. H ... Read on »
Linear Epitopes of Anthrax Toxin Protective Antigen for Development of a Peptide Vaccine by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Bacillus anthracis is a gram-positive, spore-forming bacteria that causes anthrax infection in humans. CDC inventors have ident ... Read on »
Method and Platform for Selectively Labeling RNA by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: The invention pertains to a three step initiation, elongation and termination method and platform for synthesizing selectively ... Read on »
Anthrax Fusion Toxins with Improved Ability to Penetrate Cells by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Available for licensing are novel conjugated or fusion proteins comprised of anthrax toxin lethal factor cytolethal distending ... Read on »
Blood-Based Assay for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Hyposialylation Disorders by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Sialic acid, a monosaccharide widely distributed in glycoproteins and glycolipids, plays an important role in biological proces ... Read on »
Vaccine Adjuvant for Inducing Th17 Focused Response by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Adjuvant selection can be critical to a vaccine's effectiveness. Ideally, an adjuvant will target and activate specific immune ... Read on »
Monoclonal Antibodies That Recognize the Human Type I Interferon Receptor and Block Interferon... by nih.gov Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Description of Invention: Type I interferons play a critical role in both innate and adaptive immunity through the stimulation of the IFNAR1 which initia ... Read on »