In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.
Saturation mutagenesis of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum identified almost 2,700 essential genes during the blood stage of infection.
In PNAS this week: effector proteins contributing to Legionnaires' disease virulence, proteomic analysis of transition to quiescence, and more.
Researchers applied an unbiased transposon mutagenesis sequencing method called SBCapSeq to assess heterogeneity and driver mutations in a mouse model for myeloid leukemia.
The UCR researchers will conduct rice genome sequencing studies to discover how transposable elements may affect gene expression and possibly be involved in adaptation changes.
Three papers in the latest issue of Cell are providing new insights into transposons and their potential influence on everything from human genetic variation to disease risk.
Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.
The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.