Editor rating: 7 / 10Steven Buyske –– The article shows genetics associations of lipid traits in populations (cohorts from Nigeria and the Philippines) not previously studied. Besides confirming some associations already found in Europeans, the authors found novel associations in BACE1 and SIDT2.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Jun Pang –– It is a very interesting literature review.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Nicholas Loman –– This is a really well worked example of how whole genome sequencing is transforming public health surveillance of infectious diseases.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Yong Wang –– The authors provide a potential useful diagnostic model for gastric cancer by using omics data
Editor rating: 7 / 10Juan Riesgo-Escovar –– It addresses methodological problems that hinder comparison of these type of results from different publications.
Editor rating: 7 / 10Mark Hixon –– This study provides insight on the size of the founding introduced population that gave rise to one of the worst marine invasions in history.
Editor rating: 10 / 10Pankaj Jaiswal –– It contributes to PYL gene family annotation in cotton.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Joël Mossong –– This is an interesting article on the microbial contamination of an unusual habitat in space, the international space station.
Editor rating: 8 / 10Yuriy Orlov –– It raises new questions on global influence on science, and cross-country science competition. In this case in medical informatics.
Editor rating: 9 / 10Juan Rodriguez-Flores –– While many different studies compare diets on a broad level in terms of their impact on T2D, this study takes a unique approach and looks at a particular food (buckwheat) in terms of its biochemical composition and the medicinal value of each compound. This is a valuable approach that should be conducted extensively for other foods with presumable medicinal value, i.e. non-pharmaceutical risk reduction or treatment of disease.
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