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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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Radio Review: The Viking Code – BBC Radio 4 17 December 2018 Review
New crime of 'fertility fraud' proposed in Indiana 3 December 2018 News
Podcast Review: Mike Stratton and cancer genes - The Life Scientific (BBC Radio 4) 3 December 2018 Review
Sperm counts halved in sons of smoking dads 3 December 2018 News
Multiple genes implicated in suicide by family genome study 26 November 2018 News
Genetic test to screen embryos for low intelligence developed in US 19 November 2018 News
FDA approves DNA test for predicting drug effectiveness – if it carries warnings 5 November 2018 News
Whose genome is it anyway? 5 November 2018 Comment
New CRISPR tool opens up more of the genome 29 October 2018 News
Video Review: A groundbreaking way to stop mitochondrial disease – TedMed 29 October 2018 Review
Father's nicotine use risks cognitive problems down the generations 22 October 2018 News
Film Review: Thank You For Coming 22 October 2018 Review
Spontaneous DNA errors may lead to dementia 22 October 2018 News
Genome editing in mouse fetuses may pave way in humans 15 October 2018 News
Men are not getting adequate care for infertility 8 October 2018 Comment
'Molecular signature' of childhood trauma discovered in men's sperm 8 October 2018 News
TV Review: Coronation Street's DNA Secrets – ITV 1 October 2018 Review
Prenatal tests are misused for sex-selection in the UK 24 September 2018 News
BPA-free plastics harm eggs and sperm in mice 17 September 2018 News
First in-body genome editing trial appears safe 10 September 2018 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...