methylation

In Genome Biology this week: dynamics of sex-determining regions in brown algae, genome-engineering software tool, and more.

In Genome Biology this week: methylation-based predictor of age in mice, population genetics of the common bean, and more.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: model to determine methylation effects of noncoding variants, Neisseria meningitides transcriptomics, and more.

The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: transcriptional patterns in breast cancer cell lines, study of non-CG methylation, and more.

This Week in Cell

In Cell this week: TIRAP mutation effect reversed, ultraviolet exposure effects on transcription, and more.

GUSTO study researchers said maternal lifestyle, fetal genetic, and fetal epigenetic factors affect birth weight and early childhood adiposity.

An epigenetic analysis showed that the tumors all shared a certain DNA methylation signature, but that methylation patterns varied between samples.

Preliminary results from the NASA Twins Study indicate changes in DNA methylation and gene expression due to life in space, Nature News says.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: DNA methylation patters can uncover people at increased risk of diabetes, and more.

Pages

The partially reinstated US travel ban leaves space for uncertainty for researchers, Nature News says.

Researchers find a number of traits differ by sex and could affect mouse model studies, according to Reuters.

Tweaking the skin microbiome could help address some skin conditions, the New York Times reports.

In PNAS this week: DNA methylation profiles of tumor tissue, gene dynamics in prokaryotes, and more.