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Most Viewed Articles on GWDN Last Week: Dec 24, 2012

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – What were the articles that gained the most interest from GenomeWeb Daily News' readers last week? Here are the top five:

1) Illumina Stock Gains Amid Report of New Bid from Roche
2) Sequenom Gets USPTO Notification of Withdrawn Patent Issuance
3) Life Technologies Sues Promega over IP Tied to Licensing Deal
4) Bio-Rad to Acquire AbD Serotec for $69.7M
5) FDA Approves Quidel's C. difficile Test

The Scan

And Back

The New York Times reports that missing SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences are back in a different database.

Lacks Family Hires Attorney

A lawyer for the family of Henrietta Lacks plans to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies that have used her cancer cells in product development, the Baltimore Sun reports.

For the Unknown

The Associated Press reports that family members are calling on the US military to use new DNA analysis techniques to identify unknown sailors and Marines who were on the USS Arizona.

PLOS Papers on Congenital Heart Disease, COVID-19 Infection Host MicroRNAs, Multiple Malformation Mutations

In PLOS this week: new genes linked to congenital heart disease, microRNAs with altered expression in COVID-19, and more.