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CUTseq uses enzyme-based fragmentation and in vitro transcription to barcode DNA, saving money when preparing 1,000 samples or more.

A prospective metagenomic sequencing study searched for viral changes in children who developed islet autoimmunity or type 1 diabetes, revealing coxsackievirus ties to autoimmunity.

Researchers compared single-cell transcriptomic and epigenetic profiles of healthy blood cells and leukemia samples to find a role for RUNX1 in disease.

The Genetron Health S5 NGS system is based on the Thermo Fisher Scientific Ion GeneStudio S5 and will be accompanied by Genetron-developed assays.

Yourgene said it continues to consider additional acquisition opportunities to enhance its earnings and to acquire complementary technologies.

The companies aim to develop technologies for interpreting cancer genome data, with a focus on linking genetic profiles with treatment responses.

Biognosys will use its mass spectrometry technology to profile the proteome and phosphoproteome of clinical samples in Indivumed's oncology database.

Clonal hematopoiesis variants appear to outnumber tumor mutations in the plasma of most cancer patients, the investigators found in their study.

Microbiology lab and industry stakeholders are increasingly working together to coordinate approaches and generate more clinical utility data for diagnostic testing.

The financing will go toward building out its sales teams in the US and Europe in order to market its multiplexed MDx tests for infectious diseases.

A longitudinal household study suggests patients can acquire methicillin-resistant or sensitive Staphylococcus aureus from household members, pets, and surfaces.

The method, dubbed GoPhAST-R, was codeveloped by researcher from the Broad Institute and NanoString, which now hopes to work with a partner to commercialize it.

Geisinger researchers will work with collaborators at the nonprofit FH Foundation to develop new methods for the identification and cascade testing of FH.

A group led by Mount Sinai researchers said this methyltransferase, which is involved in sporulation, could be targeted to fight infections.

The test, which will be developed using the companies' respective technologies, will be marketed by Biolidics following clinical validation.

PWNHealth will enable Stratify to offer its Prompt Personal Genetic Score prostate cancer genetic risk test directly to consumers with medical oversight.

Researchers used single-cell sequencing to uncover developing brain cell populations from mice and humans with transcriptome features resembling those in pediatric brain tumors.

Using a single-nucleus RNA sequencing strategy, investigators tracked down cell type-specific gene expression and networks in Alzheimer's brains.

Asuragen will use its Amplidex PCR tech to develop companion diagnostics for Wave's investigational allele-selective therapeutic programs for Huntington's.

The company also said that it expects a clearance decision from US regulators in the near term on a lower respiratory tract infection test that runs on its Unyvero system.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.