In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.
Results from up to eight stages of mouse or human retina development highlight the importance of histone modifications and other epigenetic shifts during differentiation.
In Genome Biology this week: methylation-based predictor of age in mice, population genetics of the common bean, and more.
In PNAS this week: effects of activating KRAS mutations in lung adenocarcinoma, stranded bisulfite sequencing method, and more.
The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.
In PNAS this week: transcriptional patterns in breast cancer cell lines, study of non-CG methylation, and more.
Researchers showed in a new study that patterns of methylation co-occuring at different sites could help distinguish cancer DNA in the blood, and mark its original source in body.
An epigenetic analysis showed that the tumors all shared a certain DNA methylation signature, but that methylation patterns varied between samples.
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.
CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.
Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.
Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.
In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.