News file for: BGI-Shenzhen
An international group of scientists have cracked the peanut genome, paving the way for genetic improvements in the widely-cultivated crop.
Chinese scientists have decoded the genome sequence of the migratory locust, suggesting new ways of combating the destructive pest.
Chinese researchers have linked recurrent mutations in the Yin Yang 1 (YY1) gene to insulinoma oncogenesis.
Researchers in China have unraveled the whole genome sequence of desert poplar and the genetic bases underlying its adaptation to salt stress.
Scientists have found that gene variants representing protein-coding changes may play only a small part in the genetic risk for psoriasis.
The China National Genebank has formed an alliance with BioStorage Technologies, which will provide it with biorepository expertise for the development of the biobank.
Researchers have analyzed the genome of the Yangtze River dolphin, which was driven to functional extinction by human activities.
Researchers in China have published a genomic study of transition cell carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer.
The tiger genome has been sequenced for the first time in a study that has revealed insights into how big cats evolved to become predators.
An international team of scientists have found that having too few gut bacteria is associated with increased risk of obesity and diabetes.