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In Print: February's Bioinformatics Papers of Note


Asp P, Dynlacht BD, et al.
Picking ChIP-seq peak detectors for analyzing chromatin modification experiments.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Mishra B, Narzisi G, Vezzi F.
Feature-by-Feature — Evaluating De Novo Sequence Assembly.
PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e31002.

Elasri MO, George G,et al.
CAPRG: Sequence Assembling Pipeline for Next Generation Sequencing of Non-Model Organisms.
PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e30370.

Bischoff R, Breitling R,et al.
msCompare: a framework for quantitative analysis of label-free LC-MS data for comparative biomarker studies.
Mol Cell Proteomics. 2012 Feb 7. [Epub ahead of print].

Côté RG, Csordas A,et al.
PRIDE Inspector: a tool to visualize and validate MS proteomics data.
Nat Biotechnol. 2012 Feb 8;30(2):135-7.

Fairbrother W, Lim KH
Spliceman — A computational web server that predicts sequence variations in pre-mRNA splicing.
Bioinformatics. 2012 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print].

Hatzimanikatis V, Overney J, Racle J
A computational framework for the design of optimal protein synthesis.
Biotechnol Bioeng. 2012 Feb 14. [Epub ahead of print].

Arnold P, Erb I,et al.
MotEvo: integrated Bayesian probabilistic methods for inferring regulatory sites and motifs on multiple alignments of DNA sequences.
Bioinformatics. 2012 Feb 15;28(4):487-94.

Chen CK, Doelken SC,et al.
MouseFinder: candidate disease genes from mouse phenotype data.
Hum Mutat. 2012 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print].

Abreu VA, Azevedo V,et al.
PIPS: Pathogenicity Island Prediction Software.
PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e30848.

Alcaraz N, Baumbach J,et al.
Efficient key pathway mining: combining networks and OMICS data.
Integr Biol (Camb). 2012 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print].

Childs LH, Lisec J, Walther D.
Matapax: An online high-throughput genome-wide association study pipeline.
Plant Physiol. 2012 Feb 21. [Epub ahead of print].

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.