methylation analysis

A large meta-analysis and functional genomic assessment of a risky HLA haplotype uncovered hypomethylation that alters immune-related expression at the locus.

Researchers examined DNA methylation and chromatin accessibility in preimplantation embryos using single-cell chromatin overall omic-scale landscape sequencing.

By analyzing more than 100 testicular germ cell tumors, investigators characterized mutation, methylation, and other patterns in four histological subtypes of the disease.

Researchers found that individuals with unexplained neurodevelopmental disorders and congenital anomalies had an enrichment of de novo epivariations.

With genome-wide association study data, researchers saw enrichment for schizophrenia-linked SNPs in human-specific differentially methylated regions.

In Genome Research this week, mismatch repair deficiency in C. elegans, retracing transcriptions start site evolution in the human genome, and more. 

The team found that colorectal cancer cells experience substantial increases in somatic mutations compared to normal colorectal cells.

With integrated data for thousands of TCGA tumors, teams explored cancer subtypes, searched for prognostic insights, began mapping immune cell interactions, and more.

The transcription factor FOXM1 marked meningioma cases with poorer outcomes and enhanced cell proliferation, based on integrated exome, expression, and epigenetic profiles.

The researchers used DNA methylation profiles to define 82 central nervous system tumor classes, some of which differed from WHO tumor classes.

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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.

The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.

In Science this week: genetic overlap among many psychiatric disorders, and more.

The Economist writes that an increasing number of scientific journals don't do peer review.