The Fertility Show, London, 1-3 November 2019
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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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Epigenetic study reveals facial features of ancient human 23 September 2019 News
Review: DNA testing secrets 23 September 2019 Review
Fertility clinic ordered to reveal donor list after sperm mix-up 16 September 2019 News
Everything you wanted to know about genomics but were afraid to ask 9 September 2019 Comment
Podcast Review: Global infertility - Could The Handmaid's Tale become reality? 9 September 2019 Review
Trump plans to 'extract' DNA from undocumented immigrants 2 September 2019 News
Mitochondria linked to stem cell transplant rejection 27 August 2019 News
Book Review: Unravelling the Double Helix - The Lost Heroes of DNA 19 August 2019 Review
Event Review: Unravelling the Double Helix 12 August 2019 Review
Liquid biopsy could detect breast cancer recurrence earlier than scan 5 August 2019 News
NHS approves earlier use of 'game-changing' ovarian cancer drug 29 July 2019 News
NHS approves gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary condition 15 July 2019 News
Genome editing 'cures' mice of HIV infection 8 July 2019 News
CRISPR upgrade harnesses 'jumping genes' 10 June 2019 News
BioNews 1000: Looking back at the last 20 years, and forward to the next 20 3 June 2019 Comment
DNA study may have implications for mitochondrial donation 3 June 2019 News
The open future of donor conception 3 June 2019 Comment
Looking for genetic relatives in genetic databases is harmful and wrong 20 May 2019 Comment
Native American man's DNA traced back 17,000 years 13 May 2019 News
USA to roll out DNA testing at Mexico border 7 May 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...