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In Genome Research this week: targets of ALL gene fusion, genetic variation underlying Brachypodium DNA methylation, and more.

Through their combined genetic and epigenetic study of schizophrenia, the researchers have generated a list of genes affected by risk factors for the disease.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: map of UV-induced damage in yeast genome, comparative epigenomics uncovers plant lacking key DNA methyltransferase enzyme, and more.

The updated repository includes 265 drugs, 1,074 cell lines, as well as associated whole-exome sequencing and gene expression data among other datasets.

In Genome Biology this week: parainflammation found in some cancers, recurrent copy number changes affecting metabolic genes in cancer, and more.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: Arabidopsis methylation patterns, models for estimating heritability, and more.

Using their m6A-LAIC-seq approach, researchers studied the epitranscriptome of two cell lines.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: methylation analysis methods compared, and more.

Two groups independently developed statistical methods that can call methylation marks from nanopore sequence data. 

Through a meta-analysis, a consortium linked maternal smoking during pregnancy to differential methylation sites in infant genomes.


In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.

A cancer researcher retracts 19 articles from one journal for image manipulation, according to Retraction Watch.

Precision medicine has to consider context in addition to genetic mutations in cancer treatment, Medscape reports.

Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.