Research Article: Genetic Influences Are Virtually Absent for Trust

Date Published: April 7, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Paul A. M. Van Lange, Anna A. E. Vinkhuyzen, Danielle Posthuma, Ian D. Stephen. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0093880 Abstract Over the past decades, numerous twin studies have revealed moderate to high heritability estimates for individual differences in a wide range of human traits, including cognitive ability, psychiatric … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic Influences Are Virtually Absent for Trust

Research Article: Genetics of PICALM Expression and Alzheimer’s Disease

Date Published: March 11, 2014 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Ishita Parikh, David W. Fardo, Steven Estus, David R. Borchelt. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0091242 Abstract Novel Alzheimer’s disease (AD) risk factors have been identified by genome-wide association studies. Elucidating the mechanism underlying these factors is critical to the validation process and, by identifying rate-limiting steps in AD … Continue reading Research Article: Genetics of PICALM Expression and Alzheimer’s Disease

Research Article: Genetic Characterization of Atypical Citrobacter freundii

Date Published: September 12, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Gabriela Delgado, Valeria Souza, Rosario Morales, René Cerritos, Andrea González-González, José Luis Méndez, Virginia Vázquez, Alejandro Cravioto, Mark Alexander Webber. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0074120 Abstract The ability of a bacterial population to survive in different niches, as well as in stressful and rapidly changing environmental conditions, depends … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic Characterization of Atypical Citrobacter freundii

Research Article: Genetics of Callous-Unemotional Behavior in Children

Date Published: July 9, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Essi Viding, Thomas S. Price, Sara R. Jaffee, Maciej Trzaskowski, Oliver S. P. Davis, Emma L. Meaburn, Claire M. A. Haworth, Robert Plomin, Huiping Zhang. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0065789 Abstract Callous-unemotional behavior (CU) is currently under consideration as a subtyping index for conduct disorder diagnosis. Twin studies routinely … Continue reading Research Article: Genetics of Callous-Unemotional Behavior in Children

Research Article: Genetic Loci for Retinal Arteriolar Microcirculation

Date Published: June 12, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Xueling Sim, Richard A. Jensen, M. Kamran Ikram, Mary Frances Cotch, Xiaohui Li, Stuart MacGregor, Jing Xie, Albert Vernon Smith, Eric Boerwinkle, Paul Mitchell, Ronald Klein, Barbara E. K. Klein, Nicole L. Glazer, Thomas Lumley, Barbara McKnight, Bruce M. Psaty, Paulus T. V. M. … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic Loci for Retinal Arteriolar Microcirculation

Research Article: Genetic Determinants of Phosphate Response in Drosophila

Date Published: March 8, 2013 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Clemens Bergwitz, Mark J. Wee, Sumi Sinha, Joanne Huang, Charles DeRobertis, Lawrence B. Mensah, Jonathan Cohen, Adam Friedman, Meghana Kulkarni, Yanhui Hu, Arunachalam Vinayagam, Michael Schnall-Levin, Bonnie Berger, Lizabeth A. Perkins, Stephanie E. Mohr, Norbert Perrimon, Fanis Missirlis. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0056753 Abstract Phosphate is required for many … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic Determinants of Phosphate Response in Drosophila

Research Article: Genetic Signatures of Exceptional Longevity in Humans

Date Published: January 18, 2012 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Paola Sebastiani, Nadia Solovieff, Andrew T. DeWan, Kyle M. Walsh, Annibale Puca, Stephen W. Hartley, Efthymia Melista, Stacy Andersen, Daniel A. Dworkis, Jemma B. Wilk, Richard H. Myers, Martin H. Steinberg, Monty Montano, Clinton T. Baldwin, Josephine Hoh, Thomas T. Perls, Greg Gibson. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0029848 Abstract … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic Signatures of Exceptional Longevity in Humans

Research Article: Genetic and Metabolic Characterization of Insomnia

Date Published: April 6, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Hyo-Jeong Ban, Sang Cheol Kim, Jungmin Seo, Ho-Bum Kang, Jung Kyoon Choi, Carlo Gaetano. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0018455 Abstract: Insomnia is reported to chronically affect 10∼15% of the adult population. However, very little is known about the genetics and metabolism of insomnia. Here we surveyed 10,038 Korean subjects … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic and Metabolic Characterization of Insomnia

Research Article: Genetic Variation in Healthy Oldest-Old

Date Published: August 14, 2009 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Julius Halaschek-Wiener, Mahsa Amirabbasi-Beik, Nasim Monfared, Markus Pieczyk, Christian Sailer, Anita Kollar, Ruth Thomas, Georgios Agalaridis, So Yamada, Lisa Oliveira, Jennifer A. Collins, Graydon Meneilly, Marco A. Marra, Kenneth M. Madden, Nhu D. Le, Joseph M. Connors, Angela R. Brooks-Wilson, Joanna Mary Bridger. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0006641 Abstract: … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic Variation in Healthy Oldest-Old

Research Article: Genetic Architecture of Intrinsic Antibiotic Susceptibility

Date Published: May 20, 2009 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Hany S. Girgis, Alison K. Hottes, Saeed Tavazoie, Christophe Herman. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0005629 Abstract: Antibiotic exposure rapidly selects for more resistant bacterial strains, and both a drug’s chemical structure and a bacterium’s cellular network affect the types of mutations acquired. Partial Text: Antibiotic tolerance, the decreased efficacy … Continue reading Research Article: Genetic Architecture of Intrinsic Antibiotic Susceptibility