Tag Archive: gene sequencing

Mar 17 2014

New Gene Sequencing Test to Speed Donor Matching, Research

Genetics experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have developed a unique test to characterize the genes that encode HLA molecules.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-gene-sequencing-test-speed-donor-matching-research/

Feb 14 2013

Unlocking the Secrets of Mitochondria

A team led by CHOP’s Marni J. Falk, MD, has expanded next-generation gene tools designed to sequence nuclear DNA to analyze a separate source of DNA — that found within mitochondria. Mitochondria are key suppliers of the energy needed for the multiple functions of our cells. Mitochondria contain their own DNA, and play a pivotal role in human health and disease.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/unlocking-the-secrets-of-mitochondria/