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.
Researchers are refining a tool to predict a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, according to the Guardian.
According to Stat News, the partial government shutdown in the US could soon affect the ability of the Food and Drug Administration to review new drugs.
In PNAS this week: gypsy moth genome sequenced, phylogenomic analysis of Polyneopterans, and more.
CNN reports that people's genes tend to have a greater influence on their risk of developing disease than their environment, but it varies by phenotype.