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Ancestry.com Company Profile

18:51 EDT 24th September 2017 | BioPortfolio

The Generations Network, Inc., through its flagship Ancestry.com property, is the world's leading resource for online family history. Ancestry.com has local websites in nine countries and has digitized and put online over 7 billion names and 27,000 historical records collections over the past ten years. Since July 2006, Ancestry.com users have created 9.3 million family trees containing 915 million profiles and 18 million photographs and stories. The Generations Network also includes myfamily.com, Genealogy.com, Rootsweb.ancestry.com, MyCanvas.com, dna.ancestry.com, Family Tree Maker and Ancestry Magazine. More than 7 million unique visitors spent over 3 million hours on a TGN website in January 2009 (comScore Media Metrix, Worldwide).


News Articles [45 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Ancestry[dot]com Denies Exploiting Users’ DNA

(BBC) – A leading genealogy service, Ancestry.com, has denied exploiting users’ DNA following criticism of its terms and conditions. The US company’s DNA testing service has included...

When White Nationalists Get DNA Tests That Reveal African Ancestry

The white-nationalist forum Stormfront hosts discussions on a wide range of topics, from politics to guns to The Lord of the Rings. And of particular and enduring interest: genetic ancestry tests. For...

Ancestry owns genetic information of customers and their relatives

Customers of Ancestry's consumer DNA tests may be unaware of what they have signed away, a US lawyer has suggested...

Latin-Americans with different Native-American ancestry show different health risks

Latin Americans originate from a mix of people with Native American, European and African ancestry. A new study finds that different types of original Native American ancestry can be associated to dif...

White Supremacists Are Using Genetic Ancestry Tests For A Creepy Purpose

It’s a marketing trope often repeated in viral, feel-good commercials for genetic ancestry tests: If we only knew just how related we all were, even distantly, then prejudice and racism would cease...

Immunology: How ancestry shapes our immune cells

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) A genetic variant that is particularly prevalent in people of African ancestry confers protection against malaria. LMU researchers have now shown how it modu...

LMU researchers show how genetic variant in people of African ancestry modulates immune cells

A genetic variant that is particularly prevalent in people of African ancestry confers protection against malaria. LMU researchers have now shown how it modulates the properties of white blood cells t...

Genetic origins of the Minoans and Mycenaeans

The origins of the Bronze Age Minoan and Mycenaean cultures have puzzled archaeologists for more than a century. We have assembled genome-wide data from 19 ancient individuals, including Minoans from ...

Drugs and Medications [18 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Elitek [sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use ELITEK safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for ELITEK. ELITEK (rasburicase)Powder for solution, for intravenous ...

Carbamazepine [Apotex Corp.]

Carbamazepine Tablets, USP 200 mg

Carbatrol [Shire US Manufacturing Inc.]

CARBATROL®(carbamazepine) Extended-Release Capsules100 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg

Carbamazepine [Prasco Laboratories]

Carbamazepine Extended-Release Capsules100 mg, 200 mg and 300 mg

Carbamazepine (chewable) [American Health Packaging]

Carbamazepine Tablets, USP (Chewable), 100 mg

PubMed Articles [103 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Genetic and environmental risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis in a UK African ancestry population: the GENRA case-control study.

To evaluate whether genetic and environmental factors associated with RA in European and Asian ancestry populations are also associated with RA in African ancestry individuals.

Discovery and fine-mapping of adiposity loci using high density imputation of genome-wide association studies in individuals of African ancestry: African ancestry anthropometry genetics consortium.

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified >300 loci associated with measures of adiposity including body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-hip ratio (adjusted for BMI, WHRadjBMI), but few hav...

Genomic ancestry and education level independently influence abdominal fat distributions in a Brazilian admixed population.

We aimed to identify the independent associations of genomic ancestry and education level with abdominal fat distributions in the 1982 Pelotas birth cohort study, Brazil. In 2,890 participants (1,409 ...

Overview of Admixture Mapping.

Admixture mapping is a powerful method of gene mapping for diseases or traits that show differential risk by ancestry. Admixture mapping has been applied most often to Americans who trace ancestry to ...

Evaluation of the Precision ID Ancestry Panel for crime case work: A SNP typing assay developed for typing of 165 ancestral informative markers.

The application of massive parallel sequencing (MPS) methodologies in forensic genetics is promising and it is gradually being implemented in forensic genetic case work. One of the major advantages of...

Clinical Trials [22 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Study of CB-839 in Combination w/ Paclitaxel in Patients of African Ancestry and Non-African Ancestry With Advanced TNBC

CX-839-007 is an open-label Phase 2 study of the combination of CB-839 with paclitaxel in patients of African ancestry and non-African ancestry with advanced triple negative breast cancer....

Patients' Perspectives on Identity, Ancestry and Genetics

This study will collect the opinions, understandings and personal health care experiences of multiracial persons of African and European ancestry. Understanding multiracial patients' belie...

Prevascar in African Continental Group Scarring

There is considerable variation in scarring, within and between people, and between different ethnic groups. Individuals with more pigmented skin are more prone to severe scarring than th...

Blood Pressure in Blacks and Calcium (BBC) and Vitamin D Study

Adequate levels of vitamin D are essential for bone health at all ages but low levels of vitamin D may also negatively impact other aspects of health such as blood pressure. The investigat...

Suitability of Some Data Quality Controls Thresholds for Genetic Association Studies of Admixed Population

Background: In genetic studies, the quality of DNA samples is tested first. Samples that are low-quality are not used. Some studies involve minority ethnic groups. And example is admixed A...

Companies [10 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Ancestry.com

The Generations Network, Inc., through its flagship Ancestry.com property, is the world's leading resource for online family history. Ancestry.com has local websites in nine countries and has digitize...

African Ancestry Inc.

DNAPrint™ genomics, Inc.

DNAPrint™ genomics, Inc. is a cutting edge company. We are concentrating our efforts in four distinct areas; Pharmacogenomics, Forensics, Genotyping, and Consumer Products. Our aim is to continue to...

23andMe, Inc.

23andMe, Inc. is a leading personal genetics company dedicated to helping individuals understand their own genetic information through DNA analysis technologies and web-based interactive tools. The co...

Mars Veterinary

Mars Veterinary is a division of MARS® Incorporated, a company known for innovative consumer and pet food brands that are trusted by people around the world. Its mission is to facilitate responsible...

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