Navigation Links
Michigan Tech researchers link 11 genetic variations to type 2 diabetes
Date:4/1/2008

ELA is used to compare the genetic makeup of unrelated individuals to sort out disease-related genes. The team has also developed another approach, which uses a two-stage association test that incorporates founders phenotypes, called TTFP, that can examine the genomes of family members going back generations.

In the past, researchers have dealt with the nuclear family, parents and children, but this could go back to grandparents, great-grandparents . . . as far back as you want.

The team has published their findings in the European Journal of Human Genetics. An abstract is available at www.nature.com/ejhg/journal/v15/n11/abs/5201902a.html.

Now that theyve developed the software, the analysis is relatively simple, says Sha. But getting the genetic data to work on is not. We dont have the data sets yet to work with, she says, clearly frustrated. Thats the problem with having no medical school.

Those who do have data sets, however, can use the teams software to help find the causeand hopefully, the curesfor a panoply of illnesses. ELA is available in Windows and Linux versions at www.math.mtu.edu/~shuzhang/software.html, and TTFP is available by request.


'/>"/>

Contact: Marcia Goodrich
mtunews@mtu.edu
906-487-2343
Michigan Technological University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. UC San Diego researchers eliminate drug discovery bottleneck
2. Harvard researchers publish MRI images of genes in action in the living brain
3. Researchers use high tech in mold watermark to protect plastic products from piracy
4. Womens health-related scientific findings presented by University of Pittsburgh researchers
5. UC Davis researchers discover how HIV turns food-poisoning into lethal infection
6. Yerkes researchers identify language feature unique to human brain
7. Stanford researchers developing 3-D camera with 12,616 lenses
8. 19 researchers selected as 2008 Leopold Leadership Fellows
9. Researchers discover how stealthy HIV protein gets into cells
10. Researchers at Stockholm University awarded the Descartes prize
11. Wisconsin researchers describe how digits grow
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/8/2015)... July 8, 2015  Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... today announced the launch of a study that ... Cancer Monitoring℠ (PCM) technology for predicting response to ... a combination of the novel immunotherapy agents Yervoy® ... PD-1 inhibitor. The 50-patient study will be led ...
(Date:7/7/2015)... July 7, 2015  Based on its recent ... Sullivan recognizes Credence ID, LLC with the 2015 ... of the Year Award. Credence ID has developed ... its mission of offering enrollment and identification solutions ... Credence ID was formed by experts from the ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jvft55/next_generation ... Generation Biometrics Market by Application, Technology, Function & Geography ... offering. The next generation biometrics market is ... CAGR of 17.9% between 2015 and 2020 ... market. Safran SA ( France ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 2Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 3Trovagene Initiates Study to Monitor Response to Immunotherapy in Melanoma Patients Using its Precision Cancer Monitoring Platform 4Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 2Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 3Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 4Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges the Distinctive Customer-focused Attributes of Credence ID's Mobile Biometric Product Suite 5Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 2Next Generation Biometrics Market 2015 - Global Forecast to 2020 with Safran, NEC, 3M Cogent, Fujitsu & Suprema Dominating the $24 Billion Market 3
... of non-ionizing Electro Magnetic Fields (EMFs) and Static Magnetic ... cellular systems, has noticeably increased in recent years in ... transmission of electricity, to domestic appliances and industrial equipment, ... for humans. About one century ago, associated with the ...
... 2010 -- Intense, individually tailored dietary treatment for acutely ... to a new study by researchers at Ben-Gurion University ... in the prestigious Journal of the American Geriatric ... discharge (11.6 percent) of the control group compared to ...
... genetic analysis of disease remains largely a measure of ... more immediate measure of health can be obtained by ... disease state. Until now, proteomic technologies have lacked the ... in protein types and concentration levels that underlie complex ...
Cached Biology News:Effect of 6 mT SMF on phagocytosis depends on macrophage differentiation degree 2Effect of 6 mT SMF on phagocytosis depends on macrophage differentiation degree 3Personalized diets for elderly after hospitalization decreases mortality rates 2SomaLogic researchers describe revolutionary new approach to protein analysis and application to early diagnosis of lung cancer 2SomaLogic researchers describe revolutionary new approach to protein analysis and application to early diagnosis of lung cancer 3
(Date:7/27/2015)... ... July 27, 2015 , ... Production of high tenacity filament yarn of ... in the EU. For instance, it surpassed the EUR 106 million mark (in value ... 2010. Germany is a major producer, while Italy is a key consumer. , ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... -- Research presented at the 2015 AACC Annual Meeting ... that led to a fingerprick Ebola test becoming the ... receive approval from the World Health Organization (WHO). This ... West Africa by identifying suspected ... isolate and treat these patients much faster than is ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... YORK , July 27, 2015 ... today announced the winners of its annual Klerman ... research by scientists who have been supported by ... career scientists to pursue innovative ideas in neurobiological ... "proof" of concept for the early detection, treatment, ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... Visual Assay was named as a finalist for the ... technologies and services of the past year. More than 70 judges selected the finalists, ... will be announced at the 2015 R&D 100 Awards Dinner on November 13 at ...
Breaking Biology Technology:High Tenacity Filament Yarn of Viscose Rayon Consumption to Grow Swiftly in the EU, Forecasts BAC Reports in New Study Available at MarketPublishers.com 2Rapid Ebola Test Could Play Key Role in Efforts to End Lingering Outbreak 2Rapid Ebola Test Could Play Key Role in Efforts to End Lingering Outbreak 3Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names Winners of Klerman-Freedman Prizes for Exceptional Research 2Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names Winners of Klerman-Freedman Prizes for Exceptional Research 3Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names Winners of Klerman-Freedman Prizes for Exceptional Research 4Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names Winners of Klerman-Freedman Prizes for Exceptional Research 5Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Names Winners of Klerman-Freedman Prizes for Exceptional Research 6Visual Assay® Named Finalist in 53rd Annual R&D 100 Awards 2
... GSK ) announced today that it is waiving ... tender offer to purchase all of,the outstanding shares of common ... $1.30 per share in cash without interest and less any,required ... is a condition to the completion of the tender offer ...
... 3 Advanced Life Sciences Holdings,Inc. (Nasdaq: ADLS ... has accepted and filed the Company,s New Drug Application,(NDA) for ... community acquired pneumonia (CAP). The FDA has,established a goal ... date of the cethromycin NDA would be July 31, 2009. ...
... AZN ),today announced the appointment of Graham Baker as ... Graham will be responsible ... January 1, 2009. He will be a member of,the ... AstraZeneca,US. , In announcing ...
Cached Biology Technology:GlaxoSmithKline Announces Waiver of a Condition to the Tender Offer for Genelabs Technologies, Inc. 2GlaxoSmithKline Announces Waiver of a Condition to the Tender Offer for Genelabs Technologies, Inc. 3Advanced Life Sciences Announces Cethromycin NDA Accepted for Filing by FDA for the Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia 2Advanced Life Sciences Announces Cethromycin NDA Accepted for Filing by FDA for the Treatment of Community Acquired Pneumonia 3AstraZeneca Appoints Graham Baker Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for North America 2
... trays are disposable trays that ... that have been blotted onto ... eight 10.5 cm x 5 ... cut from blotted membrane and ...
... and experiment control software. Records waveform, ... and off-line analysis. powerful stimulus generation ... allowing the user to customize the ... range from basic data logging to ...
... • Small design specifically for western blots ... are specifically designed for staining western blots. ... 25 mm) of the disposable tray requires ... significant cost savings to the user. Pour ...
... pLivSelect is a ... for recombinant identification. Recombinant ... colony survival, eliminating the ... screening. This quick and ...
Biology Products: