Posts Tagged ‘from_email’

promoter/enhancer categorization and Encyclopedia

July 1, 2017

Genome-wide characterization of..promoters w…enhancer functions http://www.Nature.com/ng/journal/v49/n7/full/ng.3884.html Blurs distinction betw these, suggests flexibility

Genome-wide characterization of mammalian promoters with distal enhancer functions

Lan T M Dao,
Ariel O Galindo-Albarrán,
Jaime A Castro-Mondragon,
Charlotte Andrieu-Soler,
Alejandra Medina-Rivera,
Charbel Souaid,
Guillaume Charbonnier,
Aurélien Griffon,
Laurent Vanhille,
Tharshana Stephen,
Jaafar Alomairi,
David Martin,
Magali Torres,
Nicolas Fernandez,
Eric Soler,
Jacques van Helden,
Denis Puthier
& Salvatore Spicuglia

Promoting transcription over long distances

Rui R Catarino,
Christoph Neumayr
& Alexander Stark

Nature Genetics 49, 972–973 (2017) doi:10.1038/ng.3904
28 June 2017

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v49/n7/full/ng.3884.html

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v49/n7/full/ng.3904.html

QT:{{”
“Should we be surprised that promoters can function as enhancers—or better—that enhancers and promoter regions can overlap? Probably not: the habit of annotating different genomic regions with distinct labels ignores the fact that DNA sequences typically encode different genetic functions in a rather flexible manner. Enhancers and promoters are determined by the presence of short degenerate motifs, and even protein-coding regions display flexibility due to the degeneracy of the genetic code. Therefore, a single DNA sequence can encode different types of functions, including enhancer function of protein-coding regions or—as shown now—enhancer function of
promoters.”
“}}

Fitabase

May 8, 2017

resource that can be used to examine aggregate fitbit data…don’t know if this includes disease status.
https://www.fitabase.com/

Pseudogene derived chimeric CEL-HYB protein

March 14, 2017

Recombined allele of..lipase gene CEL & its #pseudogene CELP confers susceptibility to..pancreatitis
http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.3249.html CEL-HYB chimera

NYTimes: The Compost King of New York

March 9, 2017

The Compost King
https://www.NYTimes.com/2017/02/15/magazine/the-compost-king-of-new-york.html Interesting #biogas business model for trash, revolving around the different grades of garbage

IOT asthma inhaler

March 2, 2017

https://www.propellerhealth.com/

interesting paper

February 22, 2017

Partitioning heritability of regulatory…variants across 11 common diseases http://www.Cell.com/ajhg/abstract/S0002-9297(14)00426-1 Almost 80% #noncoding v 10% coding

The paper below claims to find most of the heritability of 11 common diseases in regulatory regions (79% of heritability found in regulatory regions, <10% in protein coding regions).

Partitioning heritability of regulatory and cell-type-specific variants across 11 common
diseases.

Gusev A, Lee SH, Trynka G, Finucane H, Vilhjálmsson BJ, Xu H, Zang C, Ripke S, Bulik-Sullivan B, Stahl E; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium; SWE-SCZ Consortium, Kähler AK, Hultman CM, Purcell SM, McCarroll SA, Daly M, Pasaniuc B, Sullivan PF, Neale BM, Wray NR, Raychaudhuri S, Price AL; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium; SWE-SCZ Consortium.

Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Nov 6;95(5):535-52. doi:
10.1016/j.ajhg.2014.10.004. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Harvard is putting its photography classes online for free

January 15, 2017

http://www.konbini.com/us/inspiration/harvard-photography-classes-online-for-free/

BrainSpan genotypes

December 9, 2016

There are BrainSpan genotypes available through dbGAP:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/projects/gap/cgi-bin/study.cgi?study_id=phs000406.v1.p1