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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: HLA-region changes linked to lupus risk among East Asians, epigenome-wide association study of maternal circadian rhythm, and more.

Somalogic will use its SomaScan platform to analyze at least 15,000 clinical samples from Janssen to identify protein biomarkers for various diseases.

PredictImmune's test relies on a 16-marker panel run using quantitative PCR to stratify Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis patients according to the severity of their illnesses.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers found that disease risk loci overlap with transcription factor binding sites.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: protein destabilizing mutations can drive evolution, and more.

The company is combining digital recruiting methods with at-home sample collection to speed up the study process.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

Using genotyping and tissue-specific expression data from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project, researchers characterized Neanderthal allele-specific expression.

The company said that it can distinguish patients suffering from lupus from those with other autoimmune diseases using its antibody array platform.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: methylation in human gametes, microRNAs linked to kidney damage in lupus patients, and more.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.