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Before prescribing a patient with drugs, it is important to keep in mind that there are certain gut bacteria which can affect the way drugs work. It has been proved scientifically that the bacteria living in your gut have the ability to alter the chemical compositions of drugs which affects …

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Macrogen Establishes Overseas Corporation in Singapore to Focus on Southeast Asian Market in Earnest – Macrogen establishes ‘Macrogen Asia Pacific’, a Subsidiary in Singapore – Targeting Southeast Asian market…Focus on large-scale genome analysis project SEOUL, South Korea–Macrogen, Inc. (President Ji-young Moon, www.macrogen.com) (KOSDAQ …

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Durian is Asia’s “King of Fruits”, a tropical fruit delicacy popular for its pungent smell. Naturally, scientists were curious about durian’s absurd smell. With that, the Singaporean scientists and some international collaborators set on understanding this particular fruit’s entire genetic makeup. And, so far, they succeeded. They …

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The unique genetic diversity that is prevalent in South, North, and East Asia provides a valuable source for clinical insights that will be able to enhance the understanding of disease biology. In order to help accelerate population specific precision medicine, Macrogen got involved with Genome Asia 100K in 2016, and …

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  What does it mean to map the human genome? Humans may be 99.9 per cent similar to one another, yet the miniscule remaining percentage spells all the difference – making one drug effective for one patient and life-threatening for another. Having a map of one’s genome means …

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