The clearance enables 23andMe to report on the two most common variations in the MUTYH gene influencing MAP, which increases risk of CRC development.
Last week, GenomeWeb's readers were most interested in a new study showing that a high tumor mutational can predict immunotherapy benefit across cancers.
One locus appears to be more common among individuals with Native American or East Asian ancestry and suggests there was convergent evolution of skin color among Eurasians.
LunaDNA parent company LunaPBS will combine its technology platform with Genetic Alliance's PEER system to advance patient-centric research.
A number of the genes implicated are also the targets of approved therapeutics or of ones under testing.
With its stock price languishing below $1, NantHealth has 180 days to come into compliance with Nasdaq listing rules.
The company has agreed to sell approximately 990,000 shares at a price of $2.25 per share, yielding about $2.2 million in gross proceeds.
Following FDA approval last October, Adaptive has now secured Medicare coverage for its NGS-based minimal residual disease assay, ClonoSeq.
Sphere Fluidics' Cyto-Mine system automates single-cell analysis, sorting, imaging, and dispensing to help speed biopharmaceutical discovery.
Fabric Genomics is providing Diagnomics with clinical decision support technology to help healthcare providers understand variants in the ACMG-59 panel.
Researchers were able to classify 1,244 of 4,585 putatively clinically relevant rare variants genotyped on the UKB microarray as high quality.
About 77 percent of the species the researchers uncovered in a human microbiome study of more than 9,000 metagenomes had never before been described.
The firm also reaffirmed its previous guidance of 10 percent growth for fiscal 2019.
Kansas State University's Barbara Valent outlined genomics research underway to combat a fungal pathogen with the potential to seriously compromise wheat production.
Qiagen's test detects the most frequently occurring somatic mutations in EGFR in less than four hours using real-time PCR on the Rotor-Gene Q platform.
The Hong Kong government has initially earmarked HK$682 million (US$87 million) and an average of HK$87 million per year for six years for the project.
The Jamaican Lion strain was sequenced and assembled with DASH funding, and will be published via "crypto-incentivized, blockchain-recorded peer review."
Within the country's first whole-genome sequencing program, researchers hope to initially focus on identifying markers associated with hereditary diseases and cancer risk.
Bioké has signed a number of recent distribution deals covering the the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg including ones with Syntec and Namocell.
At the PAG conference, researchers said they are sequencing 100 tomato genomes in 100 days using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon and a pipeline for maximizing SV diversity.
A Chinese research team examined why cancer cell populations that amass deleterious mutations do not undergo population extinction.
Researchers also found that Neanderthals differed from humans more in the regulatory than protein-coding sequences of their genomes.
A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.
South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.
In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.
Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.