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In Science this week: influence of gut microbiome metabolism on host, and more.

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

Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.

A chromosome 15 variant may have ties to congenital heart failure in breast cancer patients who receive treatment with the anthracycline chemotherapy doxorubicin.

The European Commission recently awarded the researchers €1.5 million to probe the mechanics of heart failure using proteomic, genomic, and epidemiological approaches.

Along with scientists from the University of Leicester, the researchers picked the Xevo TQ-S micro platform to do a pilot study on heart failure patient samples.

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In Science this week: erratum to Eurasian admixture in African report, and more.

Stanford University researchers have used a genome-wide association study to link a gene associated with sleep to heart failure.

Under the partnership, the University of Miami will provide samples and Berg will analyze them using its Interrogative Biology platform.

Targeted and exome sequencing uncovered loss-of-function mutations in DCHS1 in several families affected by non-syndromic mitral valve prolapse.

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Helix customers can purchase apps that interpret different aspects of their genome, Technology Review reports.

The New York Times reports that a number of companies and research institutes are pursuing gene therapies.

Salmon with shorter telomeres survive to make the trip back to their river homes, New Scientist reports.

In PLOS this week: vaginal microbiome composition, population patterns of Chagas-carrying Rhodnius ecuadoriensis, and more.