recombination Lesaffre Acquires Recombia Biosciences The deal builds on a strategic partnership between the firms that started in 2020 to design and develop yeasts to produce fermented ingredients and biofuels. SARS-CoV-2 Result of Bat, Pangolin Virus Recombination, Purifying Selection, Study Suggests The ancestor of a bat coronavirus may have obtained a receptor binding motif found among pangolin coronaviruses through a recombination event. Uniparental Disomy More Common in General Population Than Previously Thought Researchers analyzed data from 23andMe and the UK Biobank to find that errors of recombination, like uniparental disomy, can be present among healthy individuals. Single-Cell Sperm Sequencing Reveals New Details About Recombination With single-cell genome sequencing, recombination assays, and other approaches in mouse cells, researchers identified factors affecting DNA crossover. New Human Genome Map Sheds Light on Mechanisms of Genetic Diversity Decode Genetics researchers used the map to examine how often and where recombination events and de novo mutations occur in the human genome. Apr 7, 2009 Study Suggests Piwi-Interacting RNAs Expanded Rapidly in Mammals Apr 1, 2009 Horizon Discovery's UMB Cell-Line Deal Latest Example of Its Academic Collaboration Model Premium Mar 26, 2009 International Team Sequences Genome of Sex-Altering Insect Parasite Mar 11, 2009 Who Owns What? Report Says Market-Based Patent 'Co-Ops' May Improve Upon Current IP Rules Premium Breaking News Rare Kidney Cancer Genomic Analysis Reveals Potential Target, Suggests Treatment SEC Concludes CareDx Investigation, Recommends No Enforcement Action Streck Quality Controls for DiaSorin's Luminex Sepsis Tests Receive FDA Clearance Adela Closes $48M Financing to Develop Cancer Monitoring, Early Detection Test 3EO Health At-Home Molecular COVID-19 Test Nabs FDA EUA The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.