transcriptomics

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: intra-tumor heterogeneity patterns, genomic analysis of Thoroughbred horse origins, and more.

Myrmecia gulosa

Researchers identified a diverse toxin gene superfamily using venom-related tissue transcripts and venom peptides from the giant red bull ant.

The RNA-seq data, for nearly 40,000 cells from the developing mouse brain, can be explored through an interactive online interface called Cell Seek.

In Genome Biology this week: genome sequencing study of a wild cherry tree, transcriptomic analysis of a planarian model organism, and more.

MSKCC investigators showed that truncated mRNAs can inactivate tumor suppressor genes, fueling cancer development even without the presence of DNA mutations.

The transcriptomes of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa squamous cell carcinoma also suggested a role for inflammation in disease development.

The consortium sequenced the bread wheat variety Chinese Spring, which has been used to develop genetic resources used by wheat researchers.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: single-cell mRNA sequencing of human renal cells, and more.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: ties between complex traits and autozygosity, salt tolerance markers in the Chinese rose, and more.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: gene linked to eusociality in ants, and more.

Pages

In a statement, National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says sexual harassment is "morally indefensible" and "unacceptable."

Octopuses might owe their intelligence to their liberal alterations to their genes, Cosmos reports.

Stat News and ProPublica report that African Americans are underrepresented in cancer clinical trials.

In Cell this week: genomic analysis of abdominal aortic aneurysm, effect of probiotics on the microbiome, and more.