This Week in PLoS

In PLoS Computational Biology this week, Stanford's Atul Butte and his colleagues identify diagnostic serum protein biomarkers "indicating acute rejection across different types of transplanted solid organs," which they found by mining public repositories of microarray data. Butte et al. identified 45 genes upregulated in AR from pediatric renal, adult renal, and adult cardiac transplantation.

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In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.