NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Of all the Cas proteins researchers have discovered associated with the CRISPR genome editing system in bacteria, Cas4 has remained somewhat mysterious as researchers have yet to discover what its purpose really is.

Now, however, two research teams have independently published studies in which they've established models for possible roles Cas4 could play in the CRISPR editing process.

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NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.

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