Close Menu

In a paper published online in advance in Genome Biology, the Weizmann Institute of Science's Sivan Navon and Yitzhak Pilpel suggest that codon distribution along genes affects translation efficiency, which they deduced based on synthetic expression libraries in Escherichia coli. Overall, Navon and Pilpel say that their "study demonstrates how synthetic biology complements bioinformatics by providing a setup for well-controlled experiments in biology."

To read the full story....

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Don't have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Register for Free.

UK Royal Statistical Society is organizing a working group to develop guidelines for assessing COVID-19 tests, the Guardian reports.

The Washington Post reports that the White House chief of staff has asked the US Food and Drug Administration to justify the stricter standards it is seeking for a coronavirus vaccine.

President Donald Trump's "good genes" comment raises eugenics concerns, CNN reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of tremor condition, analysis of a West and Central African tree used in traditional medicine, and more.