Close Menu

Why So Small?

At the American Society for Microbiology's annual meeting held in New Orleans, La., this week, Yale University's Nancy Moran outlined her group's investigations of symbiotic bacterial genomes that are as small as 145 kb — and shrinking. The pea aphid's mutual obligate symbiont Buchnera aphidicola has shown a reduction in the size of its genome over time.

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.

The US Food and Drug Administration is to announce stricter standards for emergency authorizations of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, reports the Washington Post.

The Associated Press reports Johnson & Johnson is starting a late-stage clinical trial of its candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Bloomberg reports the budget of Operation Warp Speed is actually $18 billion, higher than the number typically cited.

In Genome Research this week: genomic analysis reveals role of super-spreaders in SARS-CoV-2, epigenetic drivers of cancer, and more.