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The combined company will use RNA-based tools to enhance drug development by identifying the right patients for oncology drugs and potentially improving drug response rates.

By acquiring Bothell, Washington-based Blue Heron, Eurofins Genomics could strengthen its offerings to the synthetic biology market.

EdiGene has developed a diploid library of 2,800 single clonal knockout cell lines, targeting 2,600 genes in commonly used human cancer cell lines.

Additionally, Cancer Genetics noted that last week it sold off its clinical laboratory business to siParadigm, a specialty reference laboratory, for about $1 million.

The assets include intellectual property relevant to iPSC-based phenotypic drug discovery and an existing product business around iPSC-derived cells.

Revolution Medicines had been looking to sell Warp Drive's genomic drug discovery platform and microbial genome database since acquiring them in 2018.

Caprion said that the acquisition helps it acquire expertise in the analysis of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and expand its geographic coverage.

Edmonton-based Delta Genomics Centre becomes Neogen's fifth animal genomics laboratory, joining ones in Australia, Brazil, Scotland, and the US.

The company plans to use the technology, originally developed by Good Start Genetics, to offer sample preparation solutions and data analysis for NGS.

The assets include significant genetic data related to women's diseases and degenerative disc disease, which Predictive will use to develop gene-based diagnostics.

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In PLOS this week: preconception carrier screening program results, comparative genomics-based analysis of Elizabethkingia meningoseptica, and more.

Canadian regulators are beginning to share information from new drug studies, Undark reports.

In a column at the Dallas Morning News, the Stanley Medical Research Institute's E. Fuller Torrey says the Human Genome Project hasn't delivered on promised results.

Researchers explore a possible genetic cause for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, KOMO News reports.