domingo, 8 de septiembre de 2013

Tuberculosis, Drug Resistance & Genomics


Tuberculosis, Drug Resistance & Genomics

a bottle with the label TB Lung disease
CDC information on tuberculosis
Genomes reveal roots of TB drug resistance. Tuberculosis strains evolve by gradually acquiring subtle mutations.External Web Site Icon
Ed Yong Nature News, Sep 1
Genomic analysis identifies targets of convergent positive selection in drug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis.External Web Site Icon
Maha R Farhat, et al.  Nat Genetics 2013 Sep 1
Genome sequencing of 161 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from China identifies genes and intergenic regions associated with drug resistance.External Web Site Icon
Hongtai Zhang, et al. Nat Genetics, August 2013
Decoding drug-resistant TB- Researchers characterize drug-resistant tuberculosis by analyzing the genomes of more than 500 Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from around the worldExternal Web Site Icon, by Tracy Vence, The Scientist, Sep 1
TB  has  human,  not animal, origins,External Web Site Icon  Julie Gould, BBC News, Sep 2
Did you know? 291 genes have been reported with risk of Tuberculosis and outcomes, including   9 genomewide association studies. To find out more, visit the HuGE NavigatorExternal Web Site Icon

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