lncRNA COVID-19 Severity Linked to mRNA, lncRNA Signature in Blood The researchers said that more research into these biomarkers could help with patient stratification and therapy selection. Gene, Long Non-Coding RNA Expression Shift During Organ Development A Heidelberg University-led team analyzed bulk transcriptome data from half a dozen organs and species to examine developmental dynamics. Long Non-Coding RNA Could Serve as Treatment Target for Prostate Cancer A University of Michigan-led team found that the lncRNA ARLNC1 forms a feedback loop with the androgen receptor to promote progression in prostate cancer. New TCGA Papers Shed Light on Cancer Development Researchers associated with the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Research Network will publish more than 25 papers this week to discuss findings from the initiative. Novel Long Non-Coding RNA Affects Metastasis in Colon Cancer A short pyknon motif on the lncRNA N-BLR appears to mediate its effect on cells' ability to metastasize and invade in colorectal cancer, researchers found. May 19, 2017 IQuity Receives $2.35M in Round of Seed Funding, Set to Launch First RNA-Based Diagnostic Test Premium Mar 1, 2017 Atlas of Long Non-Coding RNAs Suggests Many Are Functional Dec 16, 2016 CRISPR Screen IDs Hundreds of Functional lncRNAs in Human Cells Premium Oct 31, 2016 CRISPR Deletion-Based Screen Identifies Functional Long Non-Coding RNAs Feb 25, 2016 Researchers Examine Evolution, Transcriptome of the Mesoamerican Common Bean Oct 15, 2015 Biogazelle, Isis Pharmaceuticals Collaborate on Long Non-Coding RNA Technology Oct 15, 2014 Researchers Explore Using Long Non-coding RNAs as Non-invasive Marker for Prostate Cancer Testing Premium Feb 7, 2013 Q&A: UMich's Arul Chinnaiyan on Discovery, qPCR Validation of Long Non-Coding RNAs Premium Feb 5, 2013 Study Uncovers Coordinated Transcription for Protein-Coding and RNAs Dec 13, 2012 New Study Suggests lncRNA Transcription Triggers Gene Silencing Premium Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.