This Week in PNAS

In the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team led by investigators at the University of Massachusetts used genome sequencing to delve into the diversity, genome structure, mutational patterns, and recombination rates found in cytomegalovirus isolates from 47 infants with congenital CMV infections and one infected adult with glioblastoma multiforme.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.