By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a paper appearing online last night in PLoS Genetics, researchers from the US, Senegal, and Nigeria reported that they have successfully used natural selection signals, along with a genome-wide association approach, to find genes that seem to influence how the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum dodges drug treatments.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In PLOS this week: GWAS links gene to noise-induced hearing loss in mice, population genetics of malaria parasites, and more.

Nautilus' Alexandra Ossola examines how Tay-Sachs disease jump-started the genetic disease testing field.

FASEB says guidelines proposed by the NIH to bolster research reproducibility are premature and don't take the full range of scientific studies into consideration.

Liquid biopsies and DNA tests may be able to tell physicians whether a cancer patient is relapsing, the New York Times reports.