A Brown University-led team demonstrated the utility of its "massively parallel splicing assay," or MaPSy, assay by profiling splice effects for thousands of mutations.
An algorithm called SURVIV tapped TCGA RNA sequence data to find exon-skipping events associated with better or worse outcomes in breast and other cancers.
Bioinformatics Tool-Related Papers of Note, February 2009
The ARS scientists will study genomic annotation and analysis for their research.
The Plant-Associated Microbe Gene Ontology Consortium presented a vocabulary resource comprising more than 700 words focusing on microbe-host interactions. The words appear as part of eight papers is a special supplement to BMC Microbiology.
USPTO Publishes Six RNAi-Related Patent Applications
The New York Times and ProPublica say that many physicians fail to disclose their financial ties when publishing in medical journals.
The Wall Street Journal reports Human Longevity's valuation has dropped by 80 percent.
Science reports that the US National Cancer Institute is cutting its operating budget by 5 percent.
In PLOS this week: similar variants seen in bullbogs, people with Robinow syndrome; ApoE genotypes in African-American, Puerto Rican populations; and more.