This Week in Science | GenomeWeb

This Week in Science

In early online work in Science this week led by Harvard's Martha Bulyk and University of Toronto's Timothy Hughes, they used microarrays of all 10-base-pair sequences to look at binding specificities of 104 mouse DNA-binding proteins. Their results, they say, show a "complex landscape of binding, with virtually every protein analyzed possessing unique preferences," and with half of the proteins binding to more than one sequence.

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.

Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.

The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.

The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.

In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.