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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Subsets of human skin cells from the same individual can contain slightly different copy number variant profiles in their genomes, according to a new study.

This article has been updated with a comment from one of the study authors and additional information on TCGA data.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NextBio today announced a deal with the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University to identify biomarkers and treatments for multiple myeloma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioinformatics firm BioDiscovery and the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange today announced a co-marketing agreement that allows AGRE to provide copy number and allelic event data to its researchers through BioDiscovery's Nexus DB platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A subset of genomic disorders stemming from rare copy number variants involve one or more additional CNVs that combine to contribute to the variability observed in these conditions, according to a study appearing online last night in the New England Journal of Medi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online yesterday in Nature, members of The Cancer Genome Atlas reported on the progress they've made in characterizing a form of lung cancer called squamous cell carcinoma.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An array-based analysis by researchers from Australia and elsewhere has identified a gene that is often missing in ovarian cancers that become resistant to liposomal doxorubicin chemotherapy, hinting that it may serve as a marker for such acquired resistance.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A subset of non-inherited, early-onset testicular cancer cases involve rare, germline copy number alterations, according to a study appearing online today in the American Journal of Human Genetics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Stretches of DNA with especially low levels of methylation are prone to genomic instability, providing fodder for structural changes that can contribute to evolutionary change and human disease, according to a study appearing online last night in PLoS Genetics

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