In PLOS this week: methylation in human gametes, microRNAs linked to kidney damage in lupus patients, and more.
Researchers in the US and Ukraine built a microRNA-based classifier to categorize infants as affected or unaffected.
In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.
The funding will be used to further develop the firm's library construction approach and broaden utility for its small-RNA sequencing platform.
California researchers screened some 850 miRNAs to uncover one that inhibits growth in cancer cells with KRAS mutations, which are linked to poor survival.
In PLOS this week: genetic networks involved in antibiotic sensitivity, syphilis pathogen proteome, and more.
Researchers from Northwestern University uncovered five circulating microRNAs that differentiate patients with very high- and low-risk prostate cancer.
In Nature this week: whole-genome sequencing of plasma DNA to study cancer gene expression, and more.
In PLOS this week: variants that affect COPD biomarkers, high genetic diversity of Cryptococcus gattii in Brazil, and more.
MiR-371-3p diminished tolerance to targeted cancer treatment in cell lines and mice, while tolerant cells had enhanced levels of genes regulated by miR-371-3p.
Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.
Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.
In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.