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A genome-wide association study has uncovered patient variants linked to COVID-19 severity, The Scientist reports.
Some of these shared loci were associated with higher BMI, but some were linked to lower BMI, particularly those also linked to schizophrenia.
Using newly sequenced and existing plague genomes, researchers saw signs that the Second Plague Pandemic may have involved multiple introductions to Europe.
Led by researchers at BBMRI-ERIC, the effort intends to clarify how entities should share data, including genomics information, across institutions and countries.
The medieval version of the spirochete Borrelia recurrentis genome differs in antigenic variation sites from modern ones.
Using SNP profiles, gut microbe metagenomics, and other data, researchers identified host and microbe factors influencing circulating levels of CVD markers.
Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.
The test, which detects DNA methylation markers, is being developed as an alternative to invasive cystoscopy, the current standard of care.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Olink Bioscience today announced a consortium formed to advance research into inflammatory bowel diseases.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RayBiotech today announced a deal with Norwegian organizations for the use of RayBiotech's antibody arrays for sample analysis services.
The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.
The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.
Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.