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Researchers analyzed cytosine methylation profiles for 34 angiosperm plants, considering methylation levels and distribution across flowering plant families.

In Genome Research this week: targets of ALL gene fusion, genetic variation underlying Brachypodium DNA methylation, and more.

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In PNAS this week: Arabidopsis methylation patterns, models for estimating heritability, and more.

The researchers said that the methylation mark could potentially be used as a noninvasive biomarker for certain tumor types. 

In a paper published today in Nature Methods, the researchers applied scM&T-seq to profile the transcriptomes and epigenomes of mouse embryonic stem cells.

A team of Austrian researchers has developed a high-throughput pipeline to uncover and analyze DNA methylation without relying on a reference genome.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: variant protective against Alzheimer's disease, effect of whole-genome duplication on methylation in rice, and more.

TGen researchers used whole-genome bisulfite sequencing of ctDNA to identify 21 hotspots that correlated with disease recurrence in breast cancer patients.

Researchers used bisulfite sequencing to identify methylation markers in order to trace circulating DNA fragments back to their tissue of origin. 

An epigenome-wide association study suggests a phenotype called mantling is caused by reduced methylation across a newly detected transposon known as Karma.

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In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.