This finding has the potential to expand the current utility of the panel to identify an important subgroup of people who would benefit from less treatment, the firm said.
The team's method utilizes two plasmids that produce DNA fragments from 50 to 1,000 bp, and are available through the nonprofit organization AddGene.
The team used genome- or exome-wide analysis of participants with BRCA 1/2 mutations to come to its conclusions.
The firm's recent funding round will support its CLIA-certified laboratory that opened last year and the launch of its first RNA-based diagnostic test.
The firm's Cxbladder Monitor test was shown to have a high negative predictive value compared to other commercially available urine diagnostic tests for bladder cancer.
The consortium is collecting data from different omics streams for a cohort of individuals with autism spectrum disorders with the long-term goal of improving treatment.
The researchers identified proteins that the starfish emit when aggregating to reproduce, and could be used to create synthetic chemicals to help capture and eradicate the pest.
The Pinnacle assay for gene fusions and gene expression in tumor samples is the first in Cofactor's new line of clinical RNA-sequencing assays.
The technique provides the scientific community with a higher-resolution methodology to determine if a mouse cell line has been correctly identified in research.
The centers are using the standardized pipeline to help streamline data sharing and data analysis to achieve their larger research goals.
Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.
A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.
At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.
In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.