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Invitrogen's VisiGen Purchase Topped Most-Read GenomeWeb Daily News Articles Last Week

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb Daily News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, Oct. 24.
1. Invitrogen Discloses $20M VisiGen Acquisition; Posts 15-Percent Q3 Revenue Growth (from Oct. 21)
2. Researchers Find Evidence for Horizontal Gene Transfer in Mammals, Reptiles (from Oct. 21)
3. TSP Consortium Uncovers Lung Cancer Culprits Using Genomic Approaches (from Oct. 22)
4. Experts Urge Global View, Focus on Reimbursement for Microarray Firms Developing MDx (from Oct. 23)
5. Myriad to Split Drug Development, Molecular Dx Businesses (from Oct. 20)
The Scan

International Team Proposes Checklist for Returning Genomic Research Results

Researchers in the European Journal of Human Genetics present a checklist to guide the return of genomic research results to study participants.

Study Presents New Insights Into How Cancer Cells Overcome Telomere Shortening

Researchers report in Nucleic Acids Research that ATRX-deficient cancer cells have increased activity of the alternative lengthening of telomeres pathway.

Researchers Link Telomere Length With Alzheimer's Disease

Within UK Biobank participants, longer leukocyte telomere length is associated with a reduced risk of dementia, according to a new study in PLOS One.

Nucleotide Base Detected on Near-Earth Asteroid

Among other intriguing compounds, researchers find the nucleotide uracil, a component of RNA sequences, in samples collected from the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu, as they report in Nature Communications.