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Articles on Genomics, the study of all the nucleotide sequences, including structural genes, regulatory sequences, and noncoding DNA segments, in the chromosomes of an organism

Genomics Articles

Dog genome sequenced
Man's best friend may soon offer humans more than loyal companionship. Dogs could help scientists "sniff out" diseases such as cancer that afflict both humans and canines.

Date: 9 Aug 2006, Rating: not rated

Gut reaction: Researchers define the colon's genome
For the first time, scientists have defined the collective genome of the human gut, or colon.

Date: 9 Aug 2006, Rating: not rated

Chromosome rearrangements not as random as believed
A report in the Feb. 17 issue of Science by genetics researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania analyzes genetic predisposition to the translocation t(11;22), a swapping of genetic material between chromosome

Date: 20 Jun 2006, Rating: 5.38

Patterns in genome organization may partially explain how microbial cells work
The high degree of organization of prokaryotic genomes is a complete surprise. This finding carried many implications that biologists might not have considered before.

Date: 27 Jun 2006, Rating: not rated