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A group led by Mount Sinai researchers said this methyltransferase, which is involved in sporulation, could be targeted to fight infections.

The buccal epithelial cell-based epigenetic clock corresponded with age in those under 20, but skewed slightly higher in a small subset of children with autism spectrum disorder.

The company's goal is to serve what it sees as a massive but underaddressed target group: Asian women.

Exome sequencing and other molecular strategies led to a heterogeneous variant in the DNMT3A gene that appears to impact host epigenetic and immune features.

Investigators plan to profile clonal hematopoiesis in a broad range of patients to get a clearer look at its interactions with aging and disease.

In PNAS this week: transcriptomic and epigenomic sequence differences in glioblastoma models, approach to analyze small amounts of extracellular RNA, and more.

Investigators identified dozens of Alzheimer's-related epigenetic signatures based on cytosine methylation and other profiles in Alzheimer's-related cell lines and patient samples.

The new company, called Inex Innovate, aims by next year to introduce new tests for ovarian cancer and breast cancer in Asian women.

Using 10x Genomics' immune profiling and ATAC-seq assays, the researchers upended the notion that cancer-fighting T cells come from within a tumor.

The company reported that its genome-wide methylation approach could detect 77 percent of stage II cancers in its ongoing case-control CCGA study.

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Forensic genetic firm Verogen has bought the genetic genealogy site GEDmatch.

Researchers have 3D-printed plastic bunnies that encase the information needed to make more such bunnies in DNA, according to Discover magazine.

Dan Rather, the former CBS Evening News anchor and executive producer of a new documentary, writes at the Guardian that everyone needs to know about CRISPR.

In PNAS this week: analysis of FOXA1 upregulation in ER-positive breast cancer, gene editing to correct recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, and more.