Genetic Disorders & Disease Information

Genetic Disorders & Disease Information

Analysis of Porcine ß-defensin Genes

Beta-defensins (β-defensins) are playing important roles in innate immune reactions against pathogens. They act as signaling molecules in the immune system and chemoattractants for T-lymphocytes and immature dendritic cells. Defensins are a large family Read more…

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Posted by Helen - 30/11/2012 at 02:55

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Population Genetics

Genome encodes the entire blue-print of functionality and regulation of processes in cells and integration of multicellular organisms. Population genetics aims at identifying genes for biochemical and physiological pathways particularly with Read more…

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Posted by Helen - 03/11/2012 at 02:58

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Gene therapy creating Milestone Achievements

Development of a new gene therapy method to prevent certain inherited diseases that can be transferred from a mother to her child. More than 300 genetic diseases can be passed from mother to child because of mutated genes. This procedure Read more…

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Posted by Anna - 03/11/2012 at 02:43

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Salt-Sensitive Hypertension in Dahl Rats

Excessive dietary sodium chloride (NaCl or salt) intake is a predominant cause of hypertension. Dahl rats are convenient in studying the genetic and molecular factors contributing to salt-sensitivity for animal models of salt-sensitive hypertension. Read more…

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Posted by Helen - 10/08/2012 at 02:44

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