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The Finnish bioinformatics firm will aid European researchers and animal-focused diagnostics companies in developing a functional annotation of the dog genome.

The STARNET study found that cardiometabolic disease risk loci share cis- and trans-gene regulation.

Teams from France and Germany disputed the notion that the 21-gene signature is needed to identify low-risk breast cancer patients who can be spared chemotherapy.

Transcription patterns in individual innate lymphoid cells from human tonsil samples revealed clusters of new and known ILC populations and sub-populations.

In a large, prospective study published in Lancet Oncology, the screening assay was projected to reduce the number of prostate biopsies by 32 percent.

New research suggests Ebola virus may appear in survivor sperm samples some nine months after disease onset, though sexual transmission appears relatively rare. 

The analyses unearthed EIMFS-associated recessively inherited loss-of-function mutations in SLC12A5, a gene that encodes the KCC2 potassium chloride co-transporter.

The company continues to expect its single-cell analysis platform will launch by year-end.

A Swedish team tracked down 47 cell sub-types through single-cell RNA sequencing on two mouse brain regions.

The researchers also showed that the method provides greater and more even coverage and less bias in GC rich regions compared to PCR-based sequencing.


In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.

A cancer researcher retracts 19 articles from one journal for image manipulation, according to Retraction Watch.

Precision medicine has to consider context in addition to genetic mutations in cancer treatment, Medscape reports.

Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.