NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Cancer Institute has approved a proposal by the genetic analysis and services company Transgenomic to do mutational analysis and sequencing on mitochondrial genes in the NCI 60 panel of cancer cell lines, the company announced today.
 
The collaboration between NCI and Omaha, Neb.-based Transgenomic is expected to be the first comprehensive evaluation of the mitochondrial genome in this cell panel, which has been used to test compounds in NCI’s pharmacological database.
 

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