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AlphaFold 2 open up protein structure prediction software for all

Source code for AlphaFold 2, an algorithm that predicts 3D protein structure with unprecedented accuracy, is now freely available. Proteins […]

Non-syndromic cleft lip aetiology is illuminated by integrative approaches

In a recent study, researchers integrated existing genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data to generate novel insights into the aetiology of […]

A substantial genetic contributor to loss of Y chromosome and type 2 diabetes

Researchers have identified loss-of-function GIGYF1 variants that contribute more to the risk of loss of Y chromosome and type 2 […]

Differential DNA methylation contributes to risk of multiple sclerosis

A recent study has discovered differentially methylated genomic regions harbouring 4 loci associated with risk of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis […]

How to: generate mouse-human chimeric embryos

A recent article published in Nature Protocols has detailed a breakthrough approach in generating mouse-human chimeric embryos with human pluripotent […]

Should the UK sequence every newborn’s genome?

Technological advances have driven the expansion of newborn screening programs over the last two decades. Now, plans are in place […]

Major depressive disorder and energy metabolism: diving deep with omics technology

Omics technologies have revealed molecular insights into the complex relationship between impaired energy metabolism and major depressive disorder. Major Depressive […]

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been linked to genetic mutations

A genome-wide study has identified potential risk genes that are associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), confirming the validity of using […]

Blood stem cells are linked to the progression of aggressive brain tumours

Using transcriptome analysis and gene expression sequencing, researchers have discovered that blood stem cells (HSPCs) cause increased cell division in […]

Round-up: COVID-19 June 2021 (Part Two)

We have summarised all of the most recent news and research surrounding the novel coronavirus and put it here in […]