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By Monica Heger

Sequencing could be used
to detect whether Pfizer's HIV drug Selzentry will be effective for individual patients, according to researchers from the Institute for Immunology and Genetics in Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Testing the ability of Roche's 454 GS FLX to detect viral tropism in HIV, the team sequenced the viruses of 14 patients, selecting specifically for the V3 loop of the virus, the region that allows it to infect human immune cells.

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The Washington Post reports on researchers' efforts to determine the effect of an increasingly common SARS-CoV-2 mutation.

Florida Politics reports Florida's law barring life, long-term care, and disability insurers from using genetic information in coverage decisions went into effect at the beginning of July.

A new analysis finds a link between popular media coverage of a scientific study and how often that paper is cited.

In Nature this week: CRISPR approaches to editing plant genomes, way to speed up DNA-PAINT, and more.

Jul
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