In PNAS this week: mutations linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, salivary proteins common among oral squamous cell carcinoma patients, and more.
In PNAS this week: mutations in MST1R linked to nasopharyngeal carcinoma, algorithm to detect genetic variants that affect transcription factors networks, and more.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Cancer Genome Consortium announced late on Tuesday four projects in China to identify the genomic drivers in colorectal, esophageal, liver, and nasopharyngeal cancers.
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Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.
By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.
Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.
In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.