NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers from Washington University, Texas A&M University, and the University of Missouri has used comparative genomics to search for genetic signatures associated with biological and behavioral features found in the domestic cat, Felis silvestris c
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Through a study of admixture patterns in domesticated cattle, researchers led by the University of Missouri's Jeremy Taylor have begun to untangle how different breeds are related.
Kaneka of Osaka, Japan, has been awarded US Patent No. 8,546,131, "Method for detecting nucleic acid, and device or kit."
Shigehiko Miyamoto, Tomohisa Kato, Koji Takahashi, and Jun Tomono are named as inventors.
July has proven to be a big month for microRNAs at the National Institutes of Health, which handed out more than $2.3 million in grants to fund research into both the basic science of the small, non-coding RNAs and their roles in various disease states.
Scientists from the University of Missouri have developed a microfluidic chip and high-conductivity agarose gel that could enable a highly sensitive, portable, and reusable nucleic acid testing device for point-of-care and field applications.
Lawrence Livermore National Security has been awarded RE43,365, "Apparatus for chemical amplification based on fluid partitioning in an immiscible liquid." The patent is a reissuance of RE41,780 issued in September 2010, which itself was a reissuance of US Patent No.