The exclusive two-way licensing deal also allows Akonni to commercialize Righton's molecular diagnostic tests outside of China.
The researchers also found that genes located near these loci were differentially expressed in healthy versus diseased cartilage.
The health system hopes to pair the data with nearly three decades worth of electronic health records as well as medical histories provided by contributors.
The researchers uncovered more than 20 new stroke-associated genetic loci, some of which are the targets of antithrombotic drugs.
The researchers conducted a genome-wide association study and other analyses using about 47,000 research participants from 23andMe.
The company aims to shore up its core nCounter platform business with new consumables, as it continues to work on new technologies and explore clinical translation.
The company's total revenues were $35.2 million during the quarter compared to $25.2 million during the same period in 2016. Full-year results also beat analyst estimates.
Analyzing samples from Iceland and elsewhere, researchers uncovered one known and two new risk loci for aortic valve stenosis that are also associated with other heart risk pathways.
Researchers also combined the 121 SNPs they found with pharmacy data to develop a risk score to predict when patients would start lipid-lowering treatments.
Using data for nearly 59,000 UK Biobank participants, researchers identified genes and pathways involved in heart rate variability, exercise response, and exercise recovery.
Sequence data for ancient and modern individuals in Remote Oceania and beyond suggests early populations were replaced without corresponding language changes.
Through a genome-wide association study, meta-analysis, and systems analysis, researchers saw enhanced common variant distribution in mutation-intolerant genes.
The firm plans to release a research-use-only version of its test by the end of the year, and is still hoping for FDA clearance in 2019.
An Institut Pasteur-Paris-led team analyzed genetic variants among individuals with classic dengue fever or dengue shock syndrome.
Through a genome-wide association study and meta-analysis, researchers saw dozens of new and known blood pressure loci, including ancestry-specific associations.
The $649 NGS test screens for 193 disorders, can be ordered online, and is designed to supplement standard state newborn screening services.
A genome-wide association study of nearly 60 quantitative traits highlighted the links between genes, clinical measurements, and disease.
A King's College London-led team performed a genome-wide association study of kidney transplant donors and recipients.
Researchers found methylation mediators of obesity and other metabolic features by profiling individuals born after a famine called the Dutch Hunger Winter.
Exome sequences from thousands of Chinese individuals with or without esophageal squamous cell carcinoma led to six new germline risk variants.
US News & World Report writes that genetic testing of lung tumors can help identify treatments for patients.
A team of researchers plans to sample Loch Ness for environmental DNA, according to Newsweek.
The New York Times writes about the appearance of mosaicism in healthy people.
In PNAS this week: insecticide resistance patterns Anopheles gambiae mosquito, transcriptome patterns in Pseudomonas aeruginosa during infection, and more.