This Week in PNAS

In this week's PNAS Early Edition, researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles, and their collaborators, show that in the absence of GPIHBP1 — a protein found in capillary endothelial cells that "shuttles lipoprotein lipase [LPL] from subendothelial spaces to the capillary lumen" — LPL-mediated triglyceride hydrolysis is blocked, and plasma triglyceride levels are elevated.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.