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The companies will jointly promote Visiopharm's Phenomap image-analysis software alongside Fluidigm's Hyperion imaging system and related products.

A meta-analysis involving 16,595 women with leiomyoma and 523,330 without led to 16 associated loci related to both tumorigenesis and estrogen-related traits.

The assay will combine the company's CytoSort assay with its automated AIR system for imaging, sorting, and isolating single cells and small colonies.

The companies will combine GenomOncology's GO Immuno-Oncology Workbench analysis software with Fluidigm's Advanta IO Gene Expression Assay.

The BD business, which has annual revenues of about $100 million, offers technical services as well as peptones for cell culture media used in biopharmaceutical applications.

The researchers are studying the molecular links between bile duct cancer and liver fluke infection, and testing a vaccine to protect against infection.

These Cas inhibitors — published in two studies — inhibit the activity of several Type V-A and Type I-C CRISPR systems, including several Cas12a orthologs.

The framework, called HEAL, could be used as an early screening test for AAA and as a personal health management tool. In addition, it may be applicable to other complex diseases.

Probiotics

In a pair of studies, Weizmann Institute of Science researchers examined the effect of probiotics on healthy gut microbiomes and ones treated with antibiotics.

A phylogenetic analysis that included multiple samples per patient suggests overlapping driver mutations make their way into multiple metastases in each patient.

The company said it plans to list its stock on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol GH.

The firm reported a 69 percent increase in product sales, driven by a 102 percent jump in cartridge sales and jump in research revenues.  

The collaboration will involve Evotec's Panomics platform, which integrates the analysis of genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic data.


Researchers were able to estimate the number of active hematopoietic stem cells based on the number of somatic mutations present.

Alemannic burial site.

At a 7th century German burial site, researchers saw genetic markers from populations in northern Europe, southern Europe, and the Mediterranean.

The study is testing the efficacy of cancer treatments that are selected based on genomic markers driving patients' tumors, regardless of cancer type.

Solana, founded in 2017 by former Illumina employees, has launched hundreds of products, including DNA sequencing solutions.

The new agreement amends a deal reached in October to partially fund its acquisition of some Alere businesses. That agreement was for $270 million.

The QuantideX NGS DNA Hotspot 21 kit is designed for use on the Illumina MiSeq platform and screens for 21 common genomic variants across a variety of cancers.


These differentially variable positions appear to implicate stress response in rheumatoid arthritis development and possibly in other autoimmune conditions.

CareDx led the Index for the month — the firm's shares rose 81 percent on the strength of its second quarter earnings report.

With targeted gene sequencing data from a large set of archived tumor samples, researchers identified somatic mutations coinciding with better or worse overall survival.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.