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
Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.
Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.
By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.
In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.