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GenoLevures History

Fungi, and yeasts in particular, have a long standing role in the development of genetics and molecular biology. Génolevures examines the conservation of chromosome maps to identify the “yeast-specific” genes, and to review the distribution of gene families into functional...
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Factors that Influence Individual Illness and Diseases

Factors that Influence Individual Illness and Diseases

Even though we as humans share similarities in genetic makeup, there are factors that make our genetics different. There are many factors that influence our vulnerability to certain diseases. There are also many factors that play a role in how...
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Yeast Genomes and Why Scientists Use Them

Yeast Genomes and Why Scientists Use Them

We are all familiar with yeast as a product needed in baking and brewing beer. But did you know that it is also a very important part of studying genetics and biology? Well, it’s true. Scientists have been using yeast...
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