Exome sequencing and other molecular strategies led to a heterogeneous variant in the DNMT3A gene that appears to impact host epigenetic and immune features.
With DNA methylation data for more than 1,800 chronic lymphocytic leukemia B cells, researchers tracked CLL epimutation rates and saw lineages with distinct treatment responses.
The researchers have filed for a patent on the method and aim to use it in oncology and early cancer detection applications.
Researchers saw an over-representation of CpG methylation shifts in 11 obesity-related genes in more than 260 adolescents from a Pennsylvania cohort.
Investigators found methylation models in conserved ribosomal DNA from mice also showed promise as age predictors in canine and human samples.
Following promising data from its Circulating Cell-free Genome Atlas study, the firm decided to pivot its breast cancer trial to support its multi-cancer test.
Using archived tumor samples from individuals with glioblastoma, researchers saw methylation variability at progression, along with potential prognostic hints.
A group led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital integrated transcriptomic, epigenomic, proteomic, and phoshoproteomic data.
In PLOS this week: comparison of commercial bisulfite kits, new method to predict essential proteins, and more
The team demonstrated that the approach can yield high sensitivity while maintaining near-perfect specificity, but it must now replicate the early results in a much larger study.
23andMe has a holiday popup shop at a mall and could open additional stores, Bloomberg reports.
By studying koalas and a retrovirus that infects them, researchers may have uncovered a new sort of 'immune response' that occurs at the genomic level, Agence France Presse reports.
NPR reports that the first person in the US given a gene editing-based therapy for a genetic disorder is heading home.
In Science this week: ancient genomes reveal social inequality within individual households, new method for quantifying genetic variation in gene dosage, and more.