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Volume 17 Supplement 3

Selected articles from the 12th Annual Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium: genomics

Research

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Provo, UT, USA10-11 December 2015

http://biotconf.org/

Edited by Perry Ridge and Mark Clement.

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  1. A number of researchers have speculated that neurological disorders are mostly due to the interaction of common susceptibility genes with environmental, epigenetic and stochastic factors. Genetic factors such ...

    Authors: Gaurav Kaushik, Yu Xia, Luobin Yang and Michael A. Thomas

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 3):435

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  2. Prolactin is a polypeptide hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that plays an essential role in lactation, tissue growth, and suppressing apoptosis to increase cell survival. Prolactin serves as a ...

    Authors: Lyndsay A. Staley, Mark T. W. Ebbert, Sheradyn Parker, Matthew Bailey, Perry G. Ridge, Alison M. Goate and John S. K. Kauwe

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 3):436

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  3. Alzheimer's disease is the leading cause of dementia in the elderly and the third most common cause of death in the United States. A vast number of genes regulate Alzheimer’s disease, including Presenilin 1 (PSEN...

    Authors: Ariel A. Hippen, Mark T. W. Ebbert, Maria C. Norton, JoAnn T. Tschanz, Ronald G. Munger, Christopher D. Corcoran and John S. K. Kauwe

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 3):438

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  4. Prostatic Acid Phosphatase (PAP) is an enzyme that is produced primarily in the prostate and functions as a cell growth regulator and potential tumor suppressor. Understanding the genetic regulation of this en...

    Authors: Lyndsay A. Staley, Mark T. W. Ebbert, Daniel Bunker, Matthew Bailey, Perry G. Ridge, Alison M. Goate and John S. K. Kauwe

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 3):439

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  5. CCL16 is a chemokine predominantly expressed in the liver, but is also found in the blood and brain, and is known to play important roles in immune response and angiogenesis. Little is...

    Authors: Mark T. W. Ebbert, Lyndsay A. Staley, Joshua Parker, Sheradyn Parker, Matthew Bailey, Perry G. Ridge, Alison M. Goate and John S. K. Kauwe

    Citation: BMC Genomics 2016 17(Suppl 3):437

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