The SCN3A gene, which encodes a voltage-gate sodium channel in the brain, also controls oral motor development, including swallowing, tongue movement, and speech.
By sequencing 72,501 individual kidney cells, researchers saw some shared transcriptional patterns in kidney cancers and developing or adult kidneys.
Single-cell RNA sequencing from mouse trachea and human bronchial epithelial cells unearthed new cell types, including ionocytes enriched for CFTR expression.
The companies will work on applying barcoding technology to single-cell measurements of gene and protein expression and to immune cell profiling.
NuMedii will use its AI technology in combination with single-cell data to identify biomarkers and therapeutics for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Researchers from Belgium analyzed the transcriptomes of almost 100,000 single cells from lung cancer patients, most of them stromal cells.
The technique features sequencing-by-ligation and error-correction strategies, and was used to simultaneously map more than 1,000 genes in mouse brain tissue.
The UK-based firm recently launched its Nadia system, which is compatible with the Drop-seq protocol, and plans to develop additional applications.
The Tel Aviv University researchers still noted some gene expression differences between lung epithelial cells infected with flu and bystander cells.
The group will combine VIB's sequencing technology with Verge's machine learning platform to study banked tissue samples at UCSD in a drug discovery effort.
Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.
Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.
Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.
In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.