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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Mitochondrial DNA can in rare instances be paternally inherited in humans, a new study has reported.

In most mammals, mitochondria and mitochondrial DNA is inherited exclusively maternally. Though other organisms occasionally experience paternal mtDNA transmission, previous reports of paternally inherited mitochondria in humans have largely been attributed to contamination or sample mix-ups.

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The US Patent and Trademark Office is opening another interference proceeding in the CRISPR patent fight.

There's increasing genetic evidence that a number of ancient hominins may have contributed to the human gene pool, according to Discover's The Crux blog.

The Japan News writes that Japan needs to seize the opportunity to ensure that a wide number of people benefit from personalized cancer treatments.

In Cell this week: messenger RNA expression and translation, RNA localization atlas, and more.

Jul
23
Sponsored by
Qiagen

This webinar will discuss how the Molecular Pathology Laboratory at the University of Oklahoma (OUMP) is using a new quality improvement model to support molecular testing of oncology patients. 

Jul
30
Sponsored by
Mission Bio

This webinar will outline a project that performs large-scale and integrative single-cell genome and transcriptome profiling of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cases at diagnosis, during drug treatment, and in case of relapse.

Jul
31
Sponsored by
Thermo Fisher Scientific

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how a molecular laboratory validated and implemented a targeted next-generation sequencing-based myeloid assay to expedite the assessment of myeloid malignancies and assist in the understanding of myeloid cancers.