Genetics and Genomics

Genetics and Genomics

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    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Deficiency of IQCH causes male infertility in humans and mice

    Tiechao Ruan, Ruixi Zhou ... Ying Shen
    IQCH is required for acrosome and axoneme development during spermatogenesis in humans and mice.
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    Tradeoffs in Modeling Context Dependency in Complex Trait Genetics

    Eric Weine, Samuel Pattillo Smith ... Arbel Harpak
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Discovery of runs-of-homozygosity diplotype clusters and their associations with diseases in UK Biobank

    Ardalan Naseri, Degui Zhi, Shaojie Zhang
    ROH-DICE is an efficient method for detecting ROH clusters in biobank data, enabling the study of population history of large cohorts, and providing a new genome-wide association analysis approach for finding disease-causing loci with multi-marker recessive effects.
    1. Chromosomes and Gene Expression
    2. Genetics and Genomics

    Evolutionary adaptation of an HP1-protein chromodomain integrates chromatin and DNA sequence signals

    Lisa Baumgartner, Jonathan J Ipsaro ... Julius Brennecke
    Genetic and biochemical characterization reveals how a single amino acid change in the chromodomain of the HP1 protein Rhino enables its specific interaction with the guidance factor Kipferl.
    1. Genetics and Genomics

    PDGFRα signaling regulates Srsf3 transcript binding to affect PI3K signaling and endosomal trafficking

    Thomas E Forman, Marcin P Sajek ... Katherine A Fantauzzo

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    Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea
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    National Cancer Institute, United States
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    University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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