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BD s Allegedly Illegal Iraqi Shipments, FDA Rule Violations Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Dec. 2.


1. BD Attempted Illegal Shipments to Iraq and Violated FDA Rules, Wrongful Termination Suit Alleges (from Dec. 1)

2. US Department of Homeland Security Awards US Genomics $16.2M (from Nov. 30)

3. LabCorp to Sell Roche's AmpliChip CYP450 Assay (from Nov. 28)

4. Agilent Buys Molecular Imaging in Bid to Expand Nanotech Imaging Business (from Nov. 29)

5. Invitrogen Wins One Patent Battle Against Clontech on Appeal; Status of Two Remaining Patents Unclear (from Dec. 1)

The Scan

Self-Reported Hearing Loss in Older Adults Begins Very Early in Life, Study Says

A JAMA Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery study says polygenic risk scores associated with hearing loss in older adults is also associated with hearing decline in younger groups.

Genome-Wide Analysis Sheds Light on Genetics of ADHD

A genome-wide association study meta-analysis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder appearing in Nature Genetics links 76 genes to risk of having the disorder.

MicroRNA Cotargeting Linked to Lupus

A mouse-based study appearing in BMC Biology implicates two microRNAs with overlapping target sites in lupus.

Enzyme Involved in Lipid Metabolism Linked to Mutational Signatures

In Nature Genetics, a Wellcome Sanger Institute-led team found that APOBEC1 may contribute to the development of the SBS2 and SBS13 mutational signatures in the small intestine.