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Copy number variation (CNV) of DNA sequences is functionally significant but has yet to be fully ascertained. We have constructed a first-generation CNV map of the human genome through the study of 270 individuals from four populations with ancestry in Europe, Africa or Asia (the HapMap collection). DNA from these individuals was screened for CNV using two(More)
BioMart Central Portal (www.biomart.org) offers a one-stop shop solution to access a wide array of biological databases. These include major biomolecular sequence, pathway and annotation databases such as Ensembl, Uniprot, Reactome, HGNC, Wormbase and PRIDE; for a complete list, visit, http://www.biomart.org/biomart/martview. Moreover, the web server(More)
BACKGROUND The high quality of the mouse genome draft sequence and its associated annotations are an invaluable biological resource. Identifying recent duplications in the mouse genome, especially in regions containing genes, may highlight important events in recent murine evolution. In addition, detecting recent sequence duplications can reveal potentially(More)
BioMart Central Portal is a first of its kind, community-driven effort to provide unified access to dozens of biological databases spanning genomics, proteomics, model organisms, cancer data, ontology information and more. Anybody can contribute an independently maintained resource to the Central Portal, allowing it to be exposed to and shared with the(More)
The International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) is a collaborative effort to characterize genomic abnormalities in 50 different cancer types. To make this data available, the ICGC has created the ICGC Data Portal. Powered by the BioMart software, the Data Portal allows each ICGC member institution to manage and maintain its own databases locally, while(More)
BioMart is a freely available, open source, federated database system that provides a unified access to disparate, geographically distributed data sources. It is designed to be data agnostic and platform independent, such that existing databases can easily be incorporated into the BioMart framework. BioMart allows databases hosted on different servers to be(More)
PURPOSE KH902 is a fusion protein which combines ligand binding elements taken from the extracellular domains of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors 1 and 2 and the Fc portion of IgG1. This study is designed to examine the inhibitory effect of KH902 in the choroidal neovascularization (CNV) monkey model. METHODS The binding affinity with(More)
  • Thomas J Hudson, Warwick Anderson, Axel Artez, Anna D Barker, Cindy Bell, Rosa R Bernabé +254 others
  • 2010
The International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) was launched to coordinate large-scale cancer genome studies in tumours from 50 different cancer types and/or subtypes that are of clinical and societal importance across the globe. Systematic studies of more than 25,000 cancer genomes at the genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic levels will reveal the(More)
Water splitting by using sunlight for the production of hydrogen yields a storable product, which can be used as a fuel. [1, 2] There is considerable research into H 2 generation, namely the reduction of protons to H 2 in aqueous solution using semiconductor photocathodes. [3, 4] To maximize the photoelectrochemical (PEC) performance, the selection of the(More)
Scalable growth of high quality III-V semiconductor thin films on non-epitaxial substrates is of profound interest for photovoltaic applications. Here, we demonstrate growth of indium phosphide (InP) crystals directly on metal foils using closed-space sublimation (CSS) method. CSS allows effective transfer of source material to the substrate due to a small(More)