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Under a licensing deal, Omixon will sell the AzureSeq-200 RT-PCR kit under its brand in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

In PLOS this week: recessive mutation tied to early-onset dilated cardiomyopathy, epigenetic analysis of lung adenocarcinoma, and more.

With targeted sequence data on more than 500 cases of the lymphatic fluid accumulation condition, researchers found and explored lymphedema-related ANGPT2 mutations.

Two new papers have identified thousands of genetic loci with ties to more than two-dozen blood cell traits in individuals from up to five ancestry groups.

Under the agreement, Israel’s BiomX will generate metagenomic data for gut microbiome samples from IBD patients using its XMarker biomarker discovery platform. 

Todos also announced a $23.8 million sales agreement this week with an unnamed Wisconsin laboratory covering testing equipment and supplies.

An analysis of whole-exome sequencing, brain gene expression, and health data suggests an autism subtype marked by dyslipidemia.

In PNAS this week: Zika virus mutation linked to increased transmission, variants associated with inherited hearing loss, and more.

With $6.5M in new funding, the Israeli bioinformatics startup is looking to open a US office as it builds relationships with pharma, cancer centers, and payors.

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NPR reports that researchers have developed chimeric embryos as part of work toward growing human organs in animals for organ transplants.

According to the Washington Post, the Biden Administration is set to make changes to federal restrictions on fetal tissue research.

In Science this week: approach to isolated trace DNA from archaic humans from sediments, and more.

Texas Monthly looks into the DNA Zoo being collected by Baylor College of Medicine researchers.