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In PNAS this week: genetic variants linked to response to food ads, effects of MECP2 mutations in Rett syndrome, and more.
Mizzou researcher Elizabeth King plans to use a fruit fly model to study how physiology and genetic makeup change over time in response to certain diets.
With a genomic registry, researchers will be studying factors involved in obesity to develop tailored weight-loss advice.
In Nature this week: variant linked to obesity risk in Samoans, health of cloned animals, and more.
A genome-wide association and fine-mapping study of Samoans led to a missense mutation in the CREBRF gene that seems to correspond with increased fat storage.
In PLOS this week: canine GWAS of skeletal syndromes, Chagas disease outcomes and genetic ancestry, and more.
Researchers link obesity in Labrador retrievers to a deletion in their POMC gene.
In Nature this week: analysis of nuclear DNA from ancient hominin, epigenetic influence on obesity, and more.
In Cell this week: characterization of functional genomic features in breast cancer cell lines, epigenetic pattern linked to obesity, and more.
Researchers demonstrated the feasibility of doing a transcriptome-wide association study using GWAS data and imputed expression clues from reference individuals.
New analyses indicate female researchers are publishing less during the coronavirus pandemic than male researchers, according to Nature News.
A study suggests people with the ApoE e4 genotype may be more likely to have severe COVID-19 than those with other genotypes, the Guardian says.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies are searching for a genetic reason for why some people, but not others, become gravely ill with COVID-19, the Detroit Free Press reports.
In PNAS this week: forward genetics-base analysis of retinal development, interactions of T cell receptors with neoantigens in colorectal cancer, and more.