Selected new reviews and commentaries, 3 November 2008

3 November 2008

From Community Genetics to Public Health Genomics –  What’s in a Name?
Knoppers BM, Brand AM. Public Health Genomics 2009 ;12:1–3 

Genetics. Trends in human gene patent litigation.
Holman CM. Science. 2008 Oct 10 ;322(5899):198-9. 

GenBank - Natural History in the 21st Century?
Strasser BJ. Science. 2008 Oct 24 ;322(5901):537-8. 

Research ethics. When embryonic stem cell lines fail to meet consent standards.
Sugarman J, Siegel AW. Science. 2008 Oct 17 ;322(5900):379.  

Genetics. It's the sequence, stupid!
Coller HA, Kruglyak L. Science. 2008 Oct 17 ;322(5900):380-1.  

Bioethics. Students learn how, not what, to think about difficult issues.
Miller G. Science. 2008 Oct 10 ;322(5899):186-7.  

A populist movement for health?
Wells J, Woolley M. Science. 2008 Oct 3 ;322(5898):15.

Metabolic syndrome: from epidemiology to systems biology.
Lusis AJ, Attie AD, Reue K. Nat Rev Genet. 2008 Nov ;9(11):819-30.

Epistasis - the essential role of gene interactions in the structure and evolution of genetic systems.
Phillips PC. Nat Rev Genet. 2008 Nov ;9(11):855-67.

Epigenome dynamics: a quantitative genetics perspective.
Johannes F, Colot V, Jansen RC. Nat Rev Genet. 2008 Nov ;9(11):883-90.

Genetic Testing in Clinical Practice.
Lamberts SW, Uitterlinden AG. Annu Rev Med. 2008 Oct 23.

Meetings that changed the world:  Santa Fe 1986: Human genome baby-steps p876
DeLisi C. Nature. 2008 Oct 16 ;455(7215):876-7.  

Cancer: A ringleader identified
Eng C.Nature. 2008 Oct 16 ;455(7215):883-4.  

Copy-number variations associated with neuropsychiatric conditions
Cook EH Jr, Scherer SW. Nature. 2008 Oct 16 ;455(7215):919-23. 

Control of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
Lancet. 2008 Oct 18 ;372(9647):1360.

The regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.
Kaye J. Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Oct 15 ;17(R2):R180-3. 

Cytogenetic technology - genotype and phenotype.
Ledbetter DH. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 16 ;359(16):1728-30.

Genetics. Trends in human gene patent litigation.
Holman CM. Science. 2008 Oct 10 ;322(5899):198-9.  

Lysosomal Storage Disease 2: Pompe’s disease
van der Ploeg AT, Reuser AJ. Lancet. 2008 Oct 11 ;372(9646):1342-53. 

Lysosomal Storage Disease 3: Fabry’s disease
Zarate YA, Hopkin RJ. Lancet. 2008 Oct 18 ;372(9647):1427-35.

Hereditary breast cancer: from bench to bedside
De Grève J, Sermijn E, De Brakeleer S, Ren Z, Teugels E. Curr Opin Oncol. 2008 Nov ;20(6):605-13.

Systems biology:  Metabonomics
Nicholson JK, Lindon JC. Nature. 2008 Oct 23 ;455(7216):1054-6.

Molecular biology: DNA endgames.
Klein HL. Nature. 2008 Oct 9 ;455(7214):740-1.

A network solution.
Henney A, Superti-Furga G. Nature. 2008 Oct 9 ;455(7214):730-1.

Malaria research in the post-genomic era.
Winzeler EA. Nature. 2008 Oct 9 ;455(7214):751-6.

A glorious revolution in stem cell biology
Morgan BA. Nat Genet. 2008 Nov;40(11):1269-70.

Wilms tumor and constitutional epigenetic defects
Riccio A. Nat Genet. 2008 Nov;40(11):1272-3.

The brave new era of human genetic testing.
Bandelt HJ, Yao YG, Richards MB, Salas A. Bioessays. 2008 Nov ;30(11-12):1246-51.

Biobanks and Longitudinal Studies: Where Are the Children?
Samuël J, Ries NM, Malkin D, Knoppers BM (2008) 6:3 GenEdit, 1-8.