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Cancer Sequencing Papers of Note: Apr 5, 2011


Sequencing a mouse acute promyelocytic leukemia genome reveals genetic events relevant for disease progression.
Wartman LD, Larson DE, Xiang Z, et al.
J Clin Invest. 2011 Mar 23. pii: 45284. [Epub ahead of print]

Initial genome sequencing and analysis of multiple myeloma.
Chapman MA, Lawrence MS, Keats JJ, et al.
Nature 2011. Mar 24;471(7339):467-72.

Assessing matched normal and tumor pairs in next-generation sequencing studies.
Goh L, Chen GB, Cutcutache I, et al.
PLoS One. 2011 Mar 18;6(3):e17810.

Analysis of mitochondrial ND1 gene in human colorectal cancer.
Akouchekian M, Houshmand M, Akbari MH, et al.
J Res Med Sci. 2011 Jan;16(1):50-5.

Pancreatic endocrine tumours: mutational and immunohistochemical survey of protein kinases reveals alterations in targetable kinases in cancer cell lines and rare primaries.
Corbo V, Beghelli S, Bersani S, et al.
Ann Oncol. 2011 Mar 29. [Epub ahead of print]

The Scan

Removal Inquiry

The Wall Street Journal reports that US lawmakers are seeking additional information about the request to remove SARS-CoV-2 sequence data from a database run by the National Institutes of Health.

Likely to End in Spring

Free lateral flow testing for SARS-CoV-2 may end in the UK by next spring, the head of Innova Medical Group says, according to the Financial Times.

Searching for More Codes

NPR reports that the US Department of Justice has accused an insurance and a data mining company of fraud.

Genome Biology Papers on GWAS Fine-Mapping Method, COVID-19 Susceptibility, Rheumatoid Arthritis

In Genome Biology this week: integrative fine-mapping approach, analysis of locus linked to COVID-19 susceptibility and severity, and more.