NEW YORK, July 22, 2004 (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom and the National Human Genome Research Institute announced today that they will perform allele-specific gene expression of genes that confer susceptibility to type 2 diabetes, building upon a previous research collaboration between the partners.

 

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The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.