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RainDance Technologies and Ambry Genetics have launched ADMESeq, a targeted sequencing panel that will sequence 242 genes involved with drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion.

The panel includes pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic genes, 42 genes from the Pharmacogenomics Knowledge Base, and 86 biomarker genes associated with the US Food and Drug Administration's top 25 approved drugs.

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US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.