By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The introduction of certain mobile genetic elements to the genome helped spur the transition from egg production to pregnancy during mammalian evolution, according to a study appearing online yesterday in Nature Genetics.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.