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Berkeley's Single-Cell Gene Expression Device Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Dec. 12.
1. Berkeley Team Develops Microfluidic Device for Analyzing Single Cell Gene Expression (from Dec. 10)
2. Leerink Swann Downgrades Life Science Tool Firms (from Dec. 12)
3. Researchers Find Role for Chromatin in Genetic Variation (from Dec. 11)
4. Doctors' Network to Offer Navigenics' Genotype Test (from Dec. 8)
5. Broad to be Early Access Partner for RainDance Sequencing Application (from Dec. 9)
The Scan

Germline-Targeting HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Phase I Trial

A National Institutes of Health-led team reports in Science that a broadly neutralizing antibody HIV vaccine induced bnAb precursors in 97 percent of those given the vaccine.

Study Uncovers Genetic Mutation in Childhood Glaucoma

A study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation ties a heterozygous missense variant in thrombospondin 1 to childhood glaucoma.

Gene Co-Expression Database for Humans, Model Organisms Gets Update

GeneFriends has been updated to include gene and transcript co-expression networks based on RNA-seq data from 46,475 human and 34,322 mouse samples, a new paper in Nucleic Acids Research says.

New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer

A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability.