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This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: Huntington's disease modifiers, possible new Chikungunya virus subgroup, and more.

The funding will support research examining the epigenomic effects of social experiences and how they relate to health disparities.

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are among those pushing ion mobility spectrometry as a tool to boost complex biological sample analysis.

The organizations in the consortium will identify, characterize, and catalog human biological molecules affected by physical activity in volunteer biosamples.

When refrigerated, tomatoes' flavor metabolome and transcriptome change, a PNAS study finds.

Researchers have discovered four new proteins that contribute to disease progression in Huntington's Disease. 

The funding will support work identifying the mechanisms underlying the differential responses among pediatric and adult ALL patients to therapy.

A study has demonstrated why dosing algorithms for warfarin have performed poorly in patients with African ancestry, especially in recent randomized clinical trials.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — By analyzing the genomes of a number of citrus crops, researchers from the US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, the University of Florida, and elsewhere pieced together the complex and interwoven admixture events leading to the domestication of various fruits.

Originally published Nov. 22.
Doctors have been in a "should we or shouldn't we" conundrum with warfarin pharmacogenetic testing for years.

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.