Chagas disease

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: canine GWAS of skeletal syndromes, Chagas disease outcomes and genetic ancestry, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: founder mutation linked to some leukoencephalopathy cases, transcript and protein profiles of the kissing bug, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: novel RIG-I-like receptor regulators, approach for identifying adaptive genes, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genetic diversity of Theileria annulata parasite, gene expression patterns in glioblastoma, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: parasitoid wasp sequences in butterflies and moths, nuclear sub-proteome of T. cruzi, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of Malaysian tuberculosis strain, database of bat genomes, and more.

The TaqMan PCR classifies six types of Trypanosoma cruzi and was validated on a large international set of samples. 

Researchers used arrays with more than 175,000 peptides matching sections of the Chagas pathogen proteome to characterize novel elements of the immune response to infection.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: loci linked to aggressive prostate cancer, metabolic profiling of mice with Chagas disease, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara have developed a new PCR platform for low-resource settings that utilizes heat generated by a personal computer to perform thermocycling, and detects amplification using a mobile phone camera.

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Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.