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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A New England Journal of Medicine study suggests high-risk variants in the apolipoprotein L1 gene APOL1 can contribute to more rapid kidney disease progression in individuals of A

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, researchers from University College London, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and elsewhere described mutations in a pair of histone-coding gen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Studies by two independent research teams published online yesterday in Nature Neuroscience suggest a single gene — the enzyme-coding gene called TOP3B — contributes to processes related to schizophrenia and to a syndrome associated with autism spectrum disord

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team of researchers looking into genomic patterns in wheat has developed a map of genetic variability and unearthed alleles that were subject to selection, according

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A team from the Universities of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania is finding new contributors to genetically complex common diseases or traits using a statistical strategy that harvests locus-level information from existing genome-wide association study data.

This story was originally posted on Jan. 24
Agrigenomics services company GeneSeek discussed several new SNP chips at its workshop at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference, which was held last week in San Diego.

Researchers who set out to compare the ability of SNP and comparative genomic hybridization microarray platforms to detect copy number variation in autusm spectrum disorder managed to identify 16 genes that hadn't been associated with ASD before.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and WiCell said today they are teaming up to offer comparative genomic hybridization plus single nucleotide polymorphism microarray analysis services using the Agilent SurePrint G3 Human Genome CGH+SNP Microarray.

BEIJING — Xiaoxiang Hu, Meiying Fang, and Jianfang Liu are all professors at China Agricultural University, where they focus on using genomic tools to improve different livestock: chicken, pigs, and dairy cattle, respectively.

Two large meta-analyses published this month have taken advantage of a recently developed Illumina array, the Metabochip, to identify new loci influencing a variety of glycemic traits and the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes.

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Researchers are developing a breath test to determine how severe patients' methylmalonic acidemia disease is, FierceBiotech reports.

NPR reports that vaccine developers are working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that are easier to store or administer than the current crop.

Reuters reports that France is to recommend that people under 55 who received one dose of AstraZeneca's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receive a different vaccine for their second dose.