In Science this week: paternally inherited cis-regulatory structural variants in autism, and more.
The researchers found multiple enzymes that indicate causes of dysregulated adaptive immunity and tissue damage in fatal Ebola virus disease.
Independent research teams took a look at the mutations, gene fusions, and other alterations that may inform pediatric T-ALL treatment and outcome predictions.
Mutation, structural variant, and expression data for up to three dozen TNBCs led to a subset of tumors with homologous recombination changes.
The licenses cover IP related to a new CRISPR technology known as Cpf1, advanced forms of Cas9, and additional Cas9-based genome editing technologies.
Japanese researchers uncovered recurrent DUX4 fusions in adolescent or young adult cases of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, along with other new ALL fusions.
Filamentous fungi are used in a variety of industrial processes and genome editing could increase enzyme yield and efficiency.
A trend towards more precise Cas9 activity promises spatial and temporal control over the nuclease and could reduce risky off-target activity in gene editing.
General Electric has been awarded
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Using a phylogenetic-based approach to study the genomes of more than a dozen mammals, University of Tokyo researchers found that African elephants have the largest number of characterized olfactory receptor genes.
In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.
The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.
The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.