Copy number changes affecting cancer-related genes appear to be prominent within and across tumors in individuals with colorectal cancer.
Using CNV profiles for more than 40,000 individuals with or without schizophrenia, researchers got a refined look at gains and losses linked to the condition.
A study by researchers in Austria suggests read depth patterns upstream of transcription start sites can provide clues to gene expression.
A re-analysis of non-invasive prenatal testing data from CARE found fewer false-positive cases caused by maternal copy number variants and other factors.
Three duplications appear to affect HOXB8 expression levels in the facial skin of chickens to give them a bearded look, researchers have found.
In Genome Research this week: transcriptomic analysis of the Venus flytrap, SMASH approach for CNV analysis, and more.
The scientists believe they have created a more accurate way to detect mutations that often lead to hereditary colorectal cancer.
In Genome Research this week: resistance-linked CNVs in Aedes aegypti, genetic study of canine transmissible venereal tumor, and more.
Researchers from the University of Washington and elsewhere scrutinized duplication and deletion profiles in individuals from 125 human populations.
Using chromosomal microarrays, a Columbia University Medical Center-led team identified large genomic imbalances in pediatric chronic kidney disease, linking them to other disorders.
Harold Varmus, a former NIH director, says that proposed reductions to the agency's budget are worrisome.
The Genome 10K project is to sequence about 10,000 vertebrate genomes, including ones of endangered species, Digital Trends reports.
The new Coalition to Save NIH Funding aims to educate lawmakers and the public on the significance of biomedical research.
In PLOS this week: analysis of viral sequences from human blood samples, gut microbiomes of heart failure patients, and more.