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Last Week's Clinical Sequencing Papers of Note: Sep 7, 2011


Genomic sequencing of colorectal adenocarcinomas identifies a recurrent VTI1A-TCF7L2 fusion.
Bass AJ, Lawrence MS, Brace LE, et al.
Nat Genet. 2011 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Deep third variable sequencing for HIV type 1 tropism in treatment-naive patients: A reanalysis of the MERIT trial of maraviroc.
Swenson LC, Mo T, Dong WW, et al.
Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Oct;53(7):732-42.

'Sentinel' mutations in standard population sequencing can predict the presence of HIV-1 reverse transcriptase major mutations detectable only by ultra-deep pyrosequencing.
Alteri C, Santoro MM, Abbate I, et al.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Rapid detection and subtyping of human influenza a viruses and reassortants by pyrosequencing.
Deng YM, Caldwell N, Barr IG.
PLoS One. 2011;6(8):e23400.

Homozygosity mapping and targeted genomic sequencing reveal the gene responsible for cerebellar hypoplasia and quadrupedal locomotion in a consanguineous kindred.
Gulsuner S, Tekinay AB, Doerschner K, et al.
Genome Res. 2011 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print]

A general framework for detecting disease associations with rare variants in sequencing studies.
Lin DY, Tang ZZ.
Am J Hum Genet. 2011 Aug 30. [Epub ahead of print]

Identification of improved IL28B SNPs and haplotypes for prediction of drug response in treatment of hepatitis C using massively parallel sequencing in a cross-sectional European cohort.
Smith KR, Suppiah V, O'Connor K, et al.
Genome Med. 2011 Aug 31;3(8):57. [Epub ahead of print]

Direct sequencing and characterization of a clinical isolate of Epstein-Barr virus from nasopharyngeal carcinoma tissue using next-generation sequencing technology.
Liu P, Fang X, Feng Z, et al.
J Virol. 2011 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]

Challenges translating breast cancer gene signatures into the clinic.
Weigelt B, Pusztai L, Ashworth A, Reis-Filho JS.
Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2011 Aug 30. [Epub ahead of print]