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In PLOS this week: interaction of uracil-N-glycosylase and activation induced deaminase enzymes in B cell lymphoma, E. coli strains linked to bloodstream infections, and more.

In PNAS this week: genomic features of certain enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli strains, gene drive to modify malaria mosquitoes, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: statistical tool to track temporal gene expression, effects of transcription factor variants on bacterial regulatory gene networks, and more.

In the PLOS journals this week: a tsetse fly population genetics study, an analysis of E. Coli isolates from infected individuals in India, and more.

With genome sequencing, investigators tracked down a sole stool donor carrying the same multi-drug resistant form of Escherichia coli found in two FMT recipients with bacteremia.

Canadian food inspectors are relying on whole-genome sequencing to track foodborne pathogens, the CBC reports.

In Genome Research this week: PeCanPIE platform for finding, annotating, and ranking pathogenic variants; commensal Escherichia coli analysis; and more.

In PNAS this week: mathematical model of metastatic seeding, mitochondrial mutation effects, and more.

NPR reports on efforts to engineer bacteriophages to destroy antibiotic-resistance bacteria.

Based on sequences for hundreds of E. coli ST131 lineage isolates, researchers propose a model that involves negative frequency-dependent selection on accessory parts of the genome.

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.