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DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)

DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the molecule that encodes genetic information. It contains four different chemicals, or bases, known as A, C, G and T. Genes are made of DNA.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Cancer gene targets found and ranked using CRISPR 15 April 2019 News
Sydney Brenner, geneticist and Nobel laureate, dies aged 92 15 April 2019 News
Low oxygen in womb may harm fertility of future daughters 1 April 2019 News
Health secretary 'massively misinterprets' genetic test results 25 March 2019 News
WHO calls for global human genome editing research registry 25 March 2019 News
DNA damage in neurons repaired during sleep 11 March 2019 News
Dogs offer clue to human sperm decline 11 March 2019 News
China drafts new regulations on 'high risk' biomedical technologies 4 March 2019 News
CRISPR base-editing linked to off-target effects 4 March 2019 News
Extremely rare semi-identical twins identified for second time 4 March 2019 News
Child obesity starts with epigenetic changes in womb 25 February 2019 News
Event Review: The British Science Association's Future Debates – Would you share your DNA? 25 February 2019 Review
Shark DNA may hold clues to human cancer treatment 25 February 2019 News
DNA test gets go-ahead to find out if fertility doctor used own sperm 18 February 2019 News
First in-body genome editing trial delivers mixed results 11 February 2019 News
Birth expected in mitochondrial donation for infertility trial 28 January 2019 News
Slimness may be 'in the genes', suggests study 28 January 2019 News
Genome study could offer DNA test to predict life expectancy 21 January 2019 News
Study suggests 'genetic formula' for monogamy 14 January 2019 News
Chinese genome editing cancer trial loses track of patients 7 January 2019 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Testing, Testing 1, 2, 3: PGS and PGD
13 September 2016 6pm (registration), 6.30pm-8.30pm (discussion) Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH
The Progress Educational Trust's FREE-to-attend event about testing and screening human embryos is taking place TOMORROW EVENING - book NOW. The event will be chaired by Dr Sue Avery, with speakers including Dr Tony Gordon, Dr Christine Patch, James Lawford Davies and Professor Michael Parker...
Practical Biobanking
26 October 2009 Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU, UK
The 4th Nowgen Centre course on Practical Biobanking...
Genomics of Common Diseases
23 September 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
The 3rd Wellcome Trust/Nature Genetics conference on the Genomics of Common Diseases...
A Question of Taste: Using Polymerase Chain Reaction to Investigate Human Evolution
20 September 2009 10am-3pm Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU, UK
A one-day practical workshop for post-16 students, running from September 2009 to July 2010...
The Age of Personalised Genomics
16 September 2009 Rimrock Resort Hotel, 300 Mountain Avenue, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1J2, Canada
The 5th International DNA Sampling Conference...
Physics of Cells: From the Edge to the Heart
6 September 2009 Congress Centre, Hotel Zora, Raduća BB, Primošten 22202, Šibenik-Knin County, Croatia
The 1st European Molecular Biology Organisation conference on Cell Biophysics...
From Imprinting to the Epigenome in 25 years
4 September 2009 Lecture Theatre, Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1RD; Kings College, University of Cambridge, King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, UK
An event celebrating the discovery of imprinting in mammals 25 years ago...
Techniques and Applications of Molecular Biology
13 July 2009 Department of Biological Sciences, Gibbet Hill Campus, Gibbet Hill Road, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL
A course for those who wish to develop their understanding of genetic engineering techniques...
Microarray and Deep Sequencing Based Profiling Approaches: The Technological Evolution Continues
9 July 2009 9am-4.30pm BioPark, Broadwater Road, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 3AX, UK
An event addressing currently available DNA research tools...