Large-Scale Genome Sequencing Study Unravels History, Traits of Understudied African Populations
Researchers at UPenn and their colleagues sequenced the genomes of 180 Africans from 12 indigenous populations, identifying more than 32 million novel SNPs.
Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Linked to Inflammation-Related Liver Cell Signature
Researchers uncovered a cell adhesion- and migration signature in a subset of NASH hepatocytes, along with expression of an inflammation-related EphB2 receptor tyrosine kinase.
Varicose Vein GWAS Points to Vascular Risk Loci, Potential Treatment Targets
Starting with a multi-ancestry genome-wide association study, researchers unearthed varicose vein-related variants, along with related traits and treatment targets.
Genetic Influence in Dog Breed Behavior Examined in New Study
Researchers examined DNA samples from more than 4,000 domestic, semi-feral, and wild dogs in tandem with behavioral survey data for more than 46,000 dogs.
A recent study has found that a polygenic risk score of more than 300 variants could shift what screening recommendations for breast cancer women might receive.