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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two research teams reported on mutational patterns present in gastric cancer in Nature Genetics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A pair of studies appearing online today in Nature are uncovering evolutionary patterns for the mammalian Y chromosome and revealing conserved Y chromosome sequences stemming from ancestral, dosage-sensitive genes that have acquired functions outside of the male re

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Communications, researchers from Germany, the US, Italy, Tanzania, and the UK described distinct features they found when profiling the gut microbi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Specialty laboratory Physician's Choice Laboratory Services today announced it has acquired the assets of MultiGen Diagnostics for an undisclosed amount.

ALBUQUERQUE, NM (GenomeWeb News) — Long-read sequencing can enable researchers to not only detect what drug-resistance mutations are present in someone with HIV, but also whether those mutations are present in one strain or spread across multiple strains of the virus circulating in that patient,

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The ability to continue digesting the milk sugar lactose in adulthood — enabled by ongoing expression of the lactase enzyme — seems to have spread across Africa through a combination of convergent evolution and past population movement, an international team reported t

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Some cases of premature ovarian failure and related infertility may be due to mutations affecting proteins involved in meiosis, according to a pair of exome sequencing reports published in the New England Journal of Medicine yesterday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A study in Science Translational Medicine has started cataloguing the characteristics, constraints, and potential clinical applications of circulating tumor DNA.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, members of several large consortia came together to perform a meta-analysis of prior genome-wide association studies focused on type 2 diabetes.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, a UK-led group described the diverse mutation patterns it detected within and between tumors from 10 individuals with the kidney cancer clear cell

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The US Patent and Trademark Office is opening another interference proceeding in the CRISPR patent fight.

There's increasing genetic evidence that a number of ancient hominins may have contributed to the human gene pool, according to Discover's The Crux blog.

The Japan News writes that Japan needs to seize the opportunity to ensure that a wide number of people benefit from personalized cancer treatments.

In Cell this week: messenger RNA expression and translation, RNA localization atlas, and more.