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Genomics week in brief: Week ending 10th June

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space!

Top stories from the past week

  • A team of researchers have found a new epigenetically regulated target in colorectal cancer. (Shang et al)
  • A new study has shed light on the role and regulatory mechanisms of stemness among breast cancer subtypes. (Zhang et al)
  • Researchers have identified a positive feedback loop that helps cells cope with oxidative DNA damage. (Guo et al)
  • This week, scientists have developed a universal antibiotic resistance screening reporter to improve cytosine and adenine base editing. (Ma et al)
  • A large prospective study reveals microbiome signatures of fatty liver disease in patients. (Leung et al)
  • Researchers from Utah investigated the genomic profiles of acute myeloid leukaemia patients and identified a unique entity that offers a favourable outcome. (Li et al)
  • A gene therapy combats arrhythmias and other symptoms of Brugada syndrome in mice. (Yu et al)
  • Scientists demonstrate that controlling the epigenetic dysregulation of development transcription factors may help treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. (Chelladurai et al)
  • A team of researchers created a ROS-triggered nanoparticle that promotes an antitumour immune response. (Mao et al)
  • A metagenomic study demonstrates that infant microbiome development varies according to lifestyle. (Olm et al)
  • In a new Perspective, researchers state that understanding viral evolution requires an immune-epidemiological approach. (Saad-Roy et al)
  • A new study provides insights into the interplay between infiltrated myeloid cells and autoreactive T cells in multiple sclerosis. (Kim et al)
  • Researchers found that a ctDNA-guided approach to the treatment of stage II colon cancer reduced adjuvant chemotherapy use without compromising recurrence-free survival. (Tie et al)

In other news:

  • A woman receives a 3D-printed ear made from her own cells. (The Verge)
  • The secret of squid invisibility has been used to turn human cells transparent. (New Atlas)
  • Mutations Differ Across Younger and Older Breast Cancer Patients. (Yale School of Medicine)
  • Scientists in China have successfully cloned pigs using only AI in a world first. (Interesting Engineering)
  • Researchers use nanotechnology to destroy and prevent relapse of solid tumour cancers. (Phys Org)

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