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Qiagen's Acquisition of Corbett 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, July 4.
1. Qiagen Acquires Australia's Corbett for RT-PCR Platform; Deal Worth up to $135M (from July 1)
2. MIT, E8 File Patent Infringement Suit Against Affymetrix (from July 3)
3. JGI Unveils 2009 Genomic and Metagenomic Sequencing Plans (from July 2)
4. ABI, Integromics Integrate PCR Systems, Data Analysis Software in Biomarker Platform (from July 2)
5. War Spending Bill Gives NIH $150M 2008 Supplement (from July 3)
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Researchers Compare WGS, Exome Sequencing-Based Mendelian Disease Diagnosis

Investigators find a diagnostic edge for whole-genome sequencing, while highlighting the cost advantages and improving diagnostic rate of exome sequencing in EJHG.

Researchers Retrace Key Mutations in Reassorted H1N1 Swine Flu Virus With Avian-Like Features

Mutations in the acidic polymerase-coding gene boost the pathogenicity and transmissibility of Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza viruses, a PNAS paper finds.

Genome Sequences Reveal Evolutionary History of South America's Canids

An analysis in PNAS of South American canid species' genomes offers a look at their evolutionary history, as well as their relationships and adaptations.

Lung Cancer Response to Checkpoint Inhibitors Reflected in Circulating Tumor DNA

In non-small cell lung cancer patients, researchers find in JCO Precision Oncology that survival benefits after immune checkpoint blockade coincide with a dip in ctDNA levels.