In PNAS this week: cell line to assay myotonic dystrophy type 1 therapies, gene involved in rice architecture, and more.
In PLOS this week: genetic analysis of Iranian ethnic groups, genome-wide methylation analysis of cataracts among giant pandas, and more.
A genomic analysis of ancient and modern samples revealed population clusters and ancestral contributions stemming from historical migrations and admixture events.
A European study, published today in NEJM, used a POC, PCR-based system to perform CYP2C19 genotyping to guide platelet inhibitor therapy.
Based on runs of homozygosity, researchers estimated that roughly one in every 3,650 participants had parents who were first- or second-degree relatives.
In PNAS this week: transcriptomic and epigenomic sequence differences in glioblastoma models, approach to analyze small amounts of extracellular RNA, and more.
The company will provide counseling in multiple languages and connect people to local healthcare resources so they can use the genetic information they've learned in their own care.
The firm said it is helping customers convert from SNP genotyping arrays to an NGS workflow, which may allow it to access the ag-bio and direct-to-consumer markets.
Based on exome and genotyping data for almost 200 Nunavik Inuit, researchers retraced the population's ancestry, relationship, adaptations, and aneurysm risk.
The funding will support development of a test for the Zika virus using Ontera's silicon nanopore-based molecular diagnostics platform.
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.