Genetic Analysis AS signs an agreement with ELTA90 Group to distribute and launch GA-map technology in the Balkan region

Genetic Analysis AS signs an agreement with ELTA90 Group to distribute and launch GA-map technology in the Balkan region

OSLO, NORWAY – June 8, 2023: Molecular diagnostics specialist, Genetic Analysis AS (“GA”) has entered into a distribution agreement with ELTA90 Group (“ELTA90”), a rapidly growing Sofia-based distributor of laboratory diagnostics in the Balkan region with operations in various countries. One of the areas of interest of ELTA90 is specialized molecular diagnostics for the clinical … Read more

A new study asks whether racehorses have reached their genetic peak

A new study asks whether racehorses have reached their genetic peak

for decades there was an apparent paradox in horse racing. The sport is lucrative (Mage, this year’s Kentucky Derby winner, earned his owner $1.9 million) and the fastest horse wins. Horses with good results and a good pedigree are used as breeding stock for the next generation. Horse breeders were armed with a lot of … Read more

Hereditary cancer advocacy and examination of my genetic heritage

Hereditary cancer advocacy and examination of my genetic heritage

When I received my genetic testing kit in the mail, I quickly opened the package. I was eager to get tested and learn more about my genetic heritage and see if there might be an unknown cancer causing mutation that has been passed down in my family. I felt that as an advocate for hereditary … Read more

Genetic test leads to correct diagnosis of boy with atypia…

A dozing baby is shown.

Despite having few signs and symptoms of Angelman syndrome (AS), a newborn was eventually diagnosed on genetic testing because of his nonspecific developmental delays and unexplained low muscle tone, according to one case study. This report is a good example of giving physicians a lower threshold for suspecting and diagnosing AS, the researchers wrote. This … Read more

The genetic structure of Isthmiophora melis populations (Schrank, 1788) (Digenea: Echinostomatidae). Is the diet of the guests important? – Parasites and vectors

Insecticide resistance of Anopheles sinensis after malaria elimination in Henan province, China - Pests and vectors

Digeneans are one of the most unique and most numerous groups of parasitic flatworms. Their life cycle is complex, with few parthenogenetic generations and only one hermaphrodite [21]. Due to the complexity of the life cycle, these parasites are often subject to various modifications of their life strategies. There are several ways the lifecycle can … Read more

Genetic basis of pelvic organ prolapse in the sow

Barn with sows in farrowing stalls

Sow mortality has been a major growing concern for the swine industry, attracting the attention of producers, researchers and industry experts. The trend of increasing mortality rates is being observed globally, posing a serious production and welfare problem for the global swine industry. More importantly, the economic losses associated with sow mortality are substantial. Such … Read more

The future of genetic engineering: promises and ethical dilemmas

The future of genetic engineering: promises and ethical dilemmas

Genetic engineering has immense potential to revolutionize various aspects of our lives, from medicine and agriculture to environmental conservation. This article delves into the future of genetic engineering, exploring the considerable promise it holds for scientific advances and societal benefits. With great power comes great responsibility and ethical dilemmas surround the application of genetic engineering. … Read more

Genetic analysis confirms presence of wolf-dog hybrids in India | Weather forecast. com

Representative image: Indian gray wolf pups.  (Molina Khimani/ TOI Jaipur)

Representative image: Indian gray wolf pups. (Molina Khimani/ TOI Jaipur) We’ve all heard the ancient idiom wolf in sheep’s clothing! While this cautionary tale warns of potential treachery, a citizen science initiative in Pune has now spotted such a real-life concoction that it could threaten the entire wolf population in India. A campaign led by … Read more

UConn researchers identify genetic makeup of new West Nile strains – UConn Today

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Researchers at the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL) located at the UConns College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources have identified the genetic makeup of West Nile virus strains found in an alpaca and a crow. These results have been published in Frontiers in Veterinary Science. In 2021, eight West Nile virus cases were … Read more