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Genomics week in brief: Week ending 22nd January

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of genomics news and research from the past week.

Top stories from the past week

  • A research team has investigated the function of a key component of the circadian clock, protein Rev-erbα/β, on heart disease development. (Song et al, 2022)
  • Stanford University researchers have explored the role of ribosomes in ageing-related diseases. (Stein et al, 2022)
  • A team of researchers has developed a new drug delivery system using engineered DNA-free virus-like particles to package and deliver therapeutic levels of gene-editing proteins to animal models of disease. (Banskota et al, 2022)
  • Scientists have developed new biological parts that are able to shape the flow of cellular processes along DNA. (Tarnowski and Gorochowski, 2022)
  • Researchers have presented a new high-speed cell sorter that uses fluorescence imaging to enable genome-scale studies of complex phenotypes. (Schraivogel et al, 2022)
  • The first peer-reviewed research outlining the successful transplantation of genetically modified, clinical-grade pig kidneys into a brain-dead human individual has been published. (Porrett et al, 2022)
  • A new study has revealed that specific enzymes can remove lactic acid marks from proteins, which researchers hope could advance cancer treatment. (Moreno-Yruela et al, 2022)

In other news

  • The Earth BioGenome Project has entered a new phase as it moves from pilot projects to full-scale production sequencing. (Lewin et al, 2022)

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