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Transgenomic Pens R&D Collaboration With Disease-Advocacy Group

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 - Transgenomic said that a lay advocacy group will use its Wave system and portal to develop a test for a disease called pseudoxanthoma elasticum.


The disease, also known as PXE, resides on the ABCC6/MRP6 gene, which is a member of the ATP-binding cassette transporter family, according to the nonprofit group, PXE International.


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The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.