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454's Mutation Detection Studies Top Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, July 28.
 
 
 
 
1. 454’s GS20 Can Detect Mutations In Tumors Sanger Missed; Research Could Buoy Solexa, Helicos, Agencourt (from July 24)
 
 
 
2. Jury Says Stratagene Must Pay Invitrogen $7.8M for Infringing IP (July 26)
 
 
 
3. FDA Wants to Talk With CombiMatrix About Its Constitutional Genetic Array Test (July 25)
 
4. ABI's Sequencing Unit Slides and Mass Spec, PCR Swell as Fiscal Q4 Organic Revenue Grows 6 Percent (July 27)
 
 
 
The Scan

Study Tracks Responses in Patients Pursuing Polygenic Risk Score Profiling

Using interviews, researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics qualitatively assess individuals' motivations for, and experiences with, direct-to-consumer polygenic risk score testing.

EHR Quality Improvement Study Detects Demographic-Related Deficiencies in Cancer Family History Data

In a retrospective analysis in JAMA Network Open, researchers find that sex, ethnicity, language, and other features coincide with the quality of cancer family history information in a patient's record.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Linked to Gut Microbiome Community Structure Gradient in Meta-Analysis

Bringing together data from prior studies, researchers in Genome Biology track down microbial taxa and a population structure gradient with ties to ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.

Ancient Greek Army Ancestry Highlights Mercenary Role in Historical Migrations

By profiling genomic patterns in 5th century samples from in and around Himera, researchers saw diverse ancestry in Greek army representatives in the region, as they report in PNAS.