In PLOS this week: plague patterns in Kyrgyzstan, trypanosomiasis susceptibility variants, and more.
In PNAS this week: grape genomes give insight into domestication, columnar cacti classification, and more.
In PLOS this week: transcriptome study of a cold-tolerant plant, deep sequencing of clinical influenza A samples, and more.
The genome sequence enabled the researchers to examine genes involved in the synthesis of ginsenosides, the bioactive component of ginseng.
Genome and transcriptome sequences from hundreds of pediatric cancer cases led to somatic mutations and fusions suspected of producing potentially targetable antigens.
In Science this week: database of proteins' effects on cancer, targeted error correction sequencing, and more.
Researchers from Hong Kong imputed transcriptomes from GWAS data and compared them to drug-induced gene expression profiles.
The researchers observed that eliminating these microsatellite repeat expansion RNAs in patient cells reversed some hallmark features of the diseases.
As part of their MI-ONCOSEQ Program, Michigan researchers examined the mutational and transcriptional landscape of 500 metastatic tumors.
Participants tried to classify samples based on the epigenomic impact of cigarette smoke cessation and aerosol from modified- or reduced-risk products.
The US Food and Drug Administration has new guidelines that enable some gene and cell therapies to undergo expedited review, according to the New York Times.
Using gene drives to control invasive species might be too risky, an initial advocate of the approach says.
In Science this week: intellectual property experts argue patent battles such as the one over CRISPR are wasteful, and more.
Researchers have grown tumors in 3D cell cultures to better understand cancer, the Economist reports.