NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Nearly one year after the US Food and Drug Administration slammed Exact Sciences for misbranding a genetic colorectal cancer screening assay it was developing with the Laboratory Corporation of America as a laboratory-developed test, LabCorp is facing regulatory action from the agency for the same violation for an ovarian cancer detection test it developed with Yale University.
 

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.