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transposon sequencing

Thousands of parent-child exomes helped researchers identify apparently causative mobile element insertions in a handful of children with developmental disorders.

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.

Two COVID-19 vaccine developers have released their trial protocols to build public trust, the New York Times reports.

A new analysis finds the rapid COVID-19 test from DnaNudge to be highly accurate, Reuters reports.

In Science this week: global citizens' assembly on genome-editing technologies proposed, epigenetic markers predict metformin response, and more.

According to the Verge, many US states are not including positive results from rapid COVID-19 testing in their case numbers.