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Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) is the most widely used method to analyze protein-DNA interactions in vivo. Coupled with next generation sequencing, ChIP-seq experiments map protein-DNA interactions in a genome-wide fashion. Here we describe a novel method called nasChIP-seq for mapping genome-wide occupancy of posttranslationally modified histones or transcription factors on newly replicated DNA.
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Name: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)
The glucocorticoid receptor (GR) is a hormone-inducible transcription factor involved in metabolic and anti-inflammatory gene expression responses. To investigate what controls interactions between GR...
Chromosome conformation capture (3C), coupled with next-generation sequencing (Hi-C), provides a means for deciphering not only the principles underlying genome folding and architecture, but more broa...
Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) is a powerful and sensitive technique that is widely used to study DNA-protein interactions. It enables an unbiased genome-wide analysis of transcriptional changes...
Chromatin organization is crucial for nuclear functions such as gene regulation, DNA replication and DNA repair. Insulator binding proteins, such as the Drosophila Boundary Element-Associated Factor (...
Multi-dimensions dynamics of the genome play important roles in the maintenance of cell function, regulation of transcriptional signals and occurrence of diseases. With rapid development of methodolog...
The aim of this study was to elucidate genetic susceptibility of patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease using genome-wide association study.
This study will provide important results for each aim, while also providing an integrative transcriptional and epigenomic profile of CBD. In Aim 1 the Investigator will define genome-wid...
Previous studies have indicated that abnormal DNA methylation frequently occurs in the mucosa in Crohn's disease. Comprehensive DNA methylation profiling of the inflamed and non-inflamed i...
Interactions between genes and environment, are likely to be crucial in the development of the common diseases such as type 2 diabetes. Recently we have obtained data that FADS1 and FADS 2...
Persons with schizophrenia experience imaginary voices, visions and disorganized thoughts, and are handicapped when it comes to social life, which is detrimental to the affected individual...
Methods used for studying the interactions of antibodies with specific regions of protein antigens. Important applications of epitope mapping are found within the area of immunochemistry.
Short tracts of DNA sequence that are used as landmarks in GENOME mapping. In most instances, 200 to 500 base pairs of sequence define a Sequence Tagged Site (STS) that is operationally unique in the human genome (i.e., can be specifically detected by the polymerase chain reaction in the presence of all other genomic sequences). The overwhelming advantage of STSs over mapping landmarks defined in other ways is that the means of testing for the presence of a particular STS can be completely described as information in a database.
Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports research into the mapping of the human genome and other organism genomes. The National Center for Human Genome Research was established in 1989 and re-named the National Human Genome Research Institute in 1997.
A coordinated effort of researchers to map (CHROMOSOME MAPPING) and sequence (SEQUENCE ANALYSIS, DNA) the human GENOME.
Screening techniques first developed in yeast to identify genes encoding interacting proteins. Variations are used to evaluate interplay between proteins and other molecules. Two-hybrid techniques refer to analysis for protein-protein interactions, one-hybrid for DNA-protein interactions, three-hybrid interactions for RNA-protein interactions or ligand-based interactions. Reverse n-hybrid techniques refer to analysis for mutations or other small molecules that dissociate known interactions.
Bioinformatics is the application of computer software and hardware to the management of biological data to create useful information. Computers are used to gather, store, analyze and integrate biological and genetic information which can then be applied...
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...