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New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Twist Bioscience, 10X Genomics, More

Thermo Fisher Scientific Ion AmpliSeq HD

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched Ion AmpliSeq HD, a new library preparation technology for customized next-generation sequencing gene panels. It allows customers to design panels to detect single nucleotide variants, small indels, fusions, and copy number variants with a limit of detection as low as 0.1 percent in blood samples. The technology has applications in both oncology research and inherited disease research.


Twist Bioscience High-Throughput Human Core Exome Kit

Twist Bioscience announced a high-throughput version of its Twist Human Core Exome Kit for next-gen sequencing library preparation and target enrichment. The new kit allows customers to run up to 96 samples simultaneously.


10x Genomics Single-Cell Mouse Immune Profiling Solution

10x Genomics has launched the Single-Cell Mouse Immune Profiling Solution for characterizing gene expression and paired receptor sequences of T cell and B cells in mouse models of disease. The product enables full-length receptor sequencing and unbiased clonotype analysis of T cell and B cell populations through paired heterodimeric receptor gene sequencing, according to the company. 10x Genomics' new product includes a software suite to analyze and visualize large single-cell experiments quickly.


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The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.