A bald gene find­ing

IMAGE: Scottish Deerhound have coarse, longish hair, but every now and then there are hairless individuals in litters. view more  Hairlessness in dogs can be the result of deliberate breeding or, in certain breeds, a defect. A recent study completed at the University of Helsinki describes a gene variant in the SGK3 gene, which causes hairlessness…

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Martin Borch Jensen to present at the 6th Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel

IMAGE: Martin Borch Jensen, Co-Founder and CSO of Gordian Biotechnology, to present ‘Bringing aging biology into drug development at the 6th Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel, Switzerland. view more  Credit: Insilico Medicine Monday, April 1, 2019 – Today Insilico Medicine, a biotechnology company developing the end-to-end drug discovery pipeline utilizing the next generation…

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Study estimates how common carriers of polyglutamine disease-associated gene variants are in general population

Bottom Line: Huntington disease is one of nine rare hereditary neurodegenerative diseases known as polyglutamine diseases. This observational study estimated how common carriers with intermediate and pathological ranges of polyglutamine disease-associated gene variants were among the general population using data from five European studies that included DNA samples for more than 14,000 participants without a…

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