NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A genome-wide association study has implicated genes involved in neuron- and autonomous nervous system-related pathways in individuals' heart rate (HR) response to exercise and recovery afterwards.

The work "adds a new line of evidence to the theory that components of the autonomous nervous system are underlying inter-individual differences in HR recovery," senior author Pim van der Harst, a cardiology and genetics researcher affiliate with the University of Groningen and the Netherlands Heart Institute, and his colleagues wrote.

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Jun
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This webinar will provide evidence for the use of RNA in situ hybridization (RNA ISH) as a replacement for immunohistochemistry (IHC) in cancer research and diagnostic applications.

Jun
21
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This webinar will provide a detailed look at how a genomics lab implemented next-generation sequencing (NGS) liquid biopsy assays into its in-house clinical research program.