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Delay of Invitrogen/ABI Merger Vote 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, Oct. 17.
1. Invitrogen, ABI Delay Shareholder Vote on Merger (from Oct. 15)
2. DeCode Shares Surge 40 Percent on Skin Cancer SNP Findings (from Oct. 13)
3. Decode Genetics Seeks to Sell Non-Core Assets; Shares Plummet (from Oct. 15)
4. Affy Warns of $20M Shortfall in Q3 Revenue (from Oct. 13)
5. Baylor College to Launch New PGx Chip in 2009 (from Oct. 17)
The Scan

Sick Newborns Selected for WGS With Automated Pipeline

Researchers successfully prioritized infants with potential Mendelian conditions for whole-genome sequencing or rapid whole-genome sequencing, as they report in Genome Medicine.

Acne-Linked Loci Found Through GWAS Meta-Analysis

Researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics find new and known acne vulgaris risk loci with a genome-wide association study and meta-analysis, highlighting hair follicle- and metabolic disease-related genes.

Retina Cell Loss Reversed by Prime Editing in Mouse Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa

A team from China turns to prime editing to correct a retinitis pigmentosa-causing mutation in the PDE6b gene in a mouse model of the progressive photoreceptor loss condition in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.

CRISPR Screens Reveal Heart Attack-Linked Gene

Researchers in PLOS Genetics have used CRISPR screens to home in on variants associated with coronary artery disease that affect vascular endothelial function.