malaria

Researchers used genomic and transcriptomic data of isolates from seven Southeast Asian countries to find resistance-relevant pathways and expression quantitative trait loci.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: artemisinin resistance mutations in malaria parasites, ant-plant interactions over time, and more.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: common genetic variants influence monogenic neurodevelopmental disorders,  analysis of fruitENCODE, and more.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: retinitis pigmentosa gene therapy, role of microbiome in growth stunting, and more.

Plasmodium vivax parasites that infect humans have highly similar genomes to parasites that infect apes, a finding with possible disease-eradication consequences.

Stop It There

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: chromatin accessibility profiles in P. falciparum during development, transcriptional start sites and regulatory patterns in A. baumannii, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: single-cell analysis of blood cells from malaria mosquito vector, genes contributing to high yield in rice, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: gene expression patterns associated with severe cases of malaria, and more.

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Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.

The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.

Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.