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CCMB scientists unearth potential diagnostic markers for male infertility

The new study which was conducted in collaboration with several other institutions and focused on the cause of infertility in the rest of the cases, has now identified eight defective genes in these men

Gene defect for allergic & autoimmune diseases discovered

A mutation of the IL-33 gene in the human genome that results in multiple allergic disease manifestations, and autoimmune disease has been discovered for the first time

First ever human patient dosed with Gene Therapy in Ocugen’s Phase...

This first patient dosing marks the beginning of the dose-escalating, observer-blind, Phase 1/2 safety and efficacy study

Treatment of progressive neurological, neuromuscular disorder gets a shot in the...

The researchers identified the compounds from a library of about 25 lakh small molecules maintained by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), United States of America

Study identifies genetic risk factors for heart failure

A gene called β-MYH7 is one of the major genes implicated in cardiac diseases globally

Zydus Cadila to supply 1 crore doses of its Covid-19 vaccine,...

ZyCoV-D is the first DNA plasmid vaccine in the world for human use, developed indigenously by the company against the Covid-19 virus

Latest research by NII scientists raises new hope for mitochondrial disorders

In the new study, the researchers at National Institute of Immunology focused on autosomal dominant progressive external ophthalmoplegia (adPEO) as it is one of the most common Mitochondrial disorders......................

Consortium launched to monitor genomic variations in SARS-CoV-2 virus

Government’s action is intended to accelerate virus surveillance, genome sequencing and characterization in the backdrop of the emergence of a newly identified variant of the novel SARS-CoV-2 Virus in UK, South Africa and some other parts of the world.............

World’s first case of novel mutation in blood undergoes bone marrow...

A 17-month-old baby from the Philippines detected with rare NF-E2 mutation in blood at birth at was treated successfully at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. A congenital defect, the condition is characterized by exceptionally low levels of platelets.......................

Study using Next Gen Sequencing shows novel variations in common genetic...

Out of the 200 participants in a pilot-scale study conducted by Medgenome Labs in partnership with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, 26% were found to be carriers of one or more rare genetic disorders, 6% were identified to be carriers for congenital deafness and 4.5% were observed to be carriers for cystic fibrosis................