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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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Neanderthal genes also decrease the risk of severe COVID-19 22 February 2021 News
Video shows 'dancing DNA' inside a cell 22 February 2021 News
Gene regions identified that may influence our facial features 15 February 2021 News
Australia announces conscience vote on mitochondrial donation 8 February 2021 News
Mitochondrial defects may lead to autism 8 February 2021 News
Targeting a specific protein halts tumour growth 8 February 2021 News
Complete sequence of DNA repair mechanism identified 1 February 2021 News
TALENs outperforms CRISPR/Cas9 in editing compact DNA 1 February 2021 News
Will a COVID-19 vaccine change my DNA? 1 February 2021 Comment
CRISPR shown to dampen gene activity in bacteria 25 January 2021 News
Probe developed to view human quadruple-stranded DNA 18 January 2021 News
Genomes of identical twins start to diverge in the womb 11 January 2021 News
Noncoding DNA helps regulate our body clock 11 January 2021 News
Acoustic waves used to select high-quality sperm in IVF 14 December 2020 News
New rapid genome sequencing to trace COVID-19 14 December 2020 News
Faster cancer diagnosis achieved by new DNA sequencing method 7 December 2020 News
Monkey HIV cut from host DNA by CRISPR 7 December 2020 News
New genetic risk factor for motor neurone disease 7 December 2020 News
Podcast Review: DNA and Me 7 December 2020 Review
Protein from a mother's egg stays in the developing embryo 30 November 2020 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...