In Genome Biology this week: analysis of colorectal cancer progression, secretion system used by Vibrio cholerae, and more.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.
Single-cell transcriptomic profiles for more than 1,700 malaria-causing Plasmodium berghei parasites revealed gene expression patterns that differ by parasite stage.
In Genome Research this week: copy number variant analysis of Anopheles gambiae, comparison of approaches to predict transcription factor activity, and more.
The test uses unique PCR chemistries as well as a streamlined sample prep method to detect resistance mutations without DNA extraction.
Researchers have genetically modified a fungus to kill malaria-spreading mosquitos, according to NPR.
In PLOS this week: exome sequencing ties PIK3C2A mutation to new Mendelian disorder, genetic profiles of Plasmodium species in Namibia, and more.
The test for P. vivax-associated malaria was developed with support from FIND and will be distributed by Human Diagnostics Worldwide.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.
Researchers designed a PCR-based test for pyrethroid resistance based on a cytochrome P450 allele that is common in Anopheles funestus mosquitoes from Malawi.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.