Tag Archive: transcriptome

Nutritional epigenetics, exercise, and immune system integrity

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Anti-inflammatory mechanism of dieting and fasting revealed Summary: Researchers have found that a compound produced by the body when dieting or fasting can block a part of the immune system involved in several inflammatory disorders such as type 2 diabetes,…
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Behavioral ecology: please continue to believe in our fantasies

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Behavioral ecology and genomics: new directions, or just a more detailed map? Excerpt 1): “Transcriptome sequencing, often called RNAseq, both sequences and quantifies the portions of the genome being transcribed under conditions of interest (Wang et al. 2009; De Wit…
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Conserved microRNA editing

Conserved microRNA editing in mammalian evolution, development and disease Excerpt:  “…site-specific miRNA editing is an evolutionarily conserved mechanism, which increases the functional diversity of mammalian miRNA transcriptomes.” Excerpt 2): “…miRNA editing is an integral and evolutionarily stable feature of mammalian…
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