This Week in PLOS

For a study in PLOS Genetics, University of Toronto researchers consider potential ties between disease- or trait-related genetic variants and protein post-translational modification. Based on variant patterns in 7,500 human genomes, the team saw signs of negative selection involving regions of the genome related to post-translational modification.

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