NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature, researchers from the US and Japan detailed the transcriptional dynamics and diversity they detected in Drosophila melanogaster cell lines and organ samples under various conditions.

For the analysis, the group brought together information from RNA sequencing experiments designed to look at transcription start sites, RNA splicing, exon sequences, and polyadenylation.

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In PNAS this week: genomic study of group B Streptococcus evolution, selection on the X chromosome in great apes, and more.

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