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UFGI publication round-up week 9/25, 10/2, 10/9 and 10/16/17

Mol Cell. 2017 Oct 18. pii: S1097-2765(17)30711-6. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2017.09.033. [Epub ahead of print] Impeding Transcription of Expanded Microsatellite Repeats by Deactivated Cas9. Pinto BS1, Saxena T1, Oliveira R1, Méndez-Gómez HR2, Cleary JD1, Denes LT1, McConnell O1,...
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UF Health News: Repetitive genetic sequences that lead to neurological disorders can be blocked in animal models

This article was originally published by UF Health News. Doug Bennett, UF Health   In patients with myotonic dystrophy and related genetic diseases, abnormally long, repetitive DNA sequences lead to a host of problems in the muscle, heart and brain. Now, a group of...
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UF IFAS: UF researchers awarded $7M grant to improve how plants get nitrogen, reduce pollution

This article was originally published by Brad Buck, UF IFAS. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of researchers at the universities of Florida and Wisconsin-Madison will use a $7.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to pinpoint genes that could improve plants’ ability to...
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UFGI publication round-up week 9/18/17

J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2017 Sep 21. doi: 10.1111/jch.13094. [Epub ahead of print] Blood pressure response to metoprolol and chlorthalidone in European and African Americans with hypertension. Mehanna M1, Gong Y1, McDonough CW1, Beitelshees AL2, Gums JG1, Chapman AB3,...
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UF Health News: Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model

This article was originally published by UF Health News.  Doug Bennett, UF Health Multiple sclerosis can be inhibited or reversed in mouse models using a novel gene therapy technique to suppress the immune response that induces the disease, University of Florida Health...
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UFGI publication round-up week 9/11/17

Mol Ther Nucleic Acids. 2017 Sep 15;8:184-197. doi: 10.1016/j.omtn.2017.06.011. Epub 2017 Jun 21. Rationally Engineered AAV Capsids Improve Transduction and Volumetric Spread in the CNS. Kanaan NM1, Sellnow RC2, Boye SL3, Coberly B4, Bennett A5, Agbandje-McKenna M5, Sortwell CE1,...
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UFGI publication round-up week 9/4/17

Sci Rep. 2017 Sep 5;7(1):10504. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10692-5. Whole Transcriptome Analysis of Notochord-Derived Cells during Embryonic Formation of the Nucleus Pulposus. Peck SH1,2, McKee KK3, Tobias JW4, Malhotra NR1,2, Harfe BD3, Smith LJ5,6. Author information Abstract...
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UFGI publication round-up week 8/21 and 8/28

Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2017 Sep 1. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2017-0214OC. [Epub ahead of print] Myeloid-derived Suppressor Cells are Necessary for Development of Pulmonary Hypertension. Bryant AJ1, Shenoy V2, Fu C3, Marek G4, Lorentsen KJ5, Herzog EL6, Brantly ML7, Avram D8, Scott...
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UFGI publication round-up week 8/7 and 8/14

Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 18;7(1):8718. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07152-5. Emergence of recombinant Mayaro virus strains from the Amazon basin. Mavian C1,2, Rife BD1,2, Dollar JJ1,2, Cella E3, Ciccozzi M3,4, Prosperi MCF5, Lednicky J1,6, Morris JG1,7, Capua I8, Salemi M9,10. Author...
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UFGI publication round-up week 7/24 and 7/31/17

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin PiMZ Genotype Is Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Two Racial Groups. Author information: Foreman MG1, Wilson C2, DeMeo DL3, Hersh CP3, Beaty TH4, Cho MH3, Ziniti J3, Curran-Everett D2,5, Criner G6, Hokanson JE5, Brantly M7, Rouhani FN7,...
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