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An analysis of over 5,000 unique atomic structures has shown that the quaternary structure of homomers is conserved in over 70 percent of protein pairs with as little as 30 percent sequence identity. The work suggests that there are "well-defined evolutionary pathways" that proteins take to get to different quaternary structure types.

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Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.

Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.