In Brief This Week: Celera, Eureka Genomics, Knome; Genomic Health, and more | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Celera presented data at the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting describing its mass spectrometry-based approach to identify and validate circulating protein biomarkers that detect non-small cell lung cancer. The company said that one outcome of the study was an immunoassay test for a panel of six biomarkers that detected lung cancer with 94 percent sensitivity and 93 percent specificity in a blinded analysis.

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In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomics study of Aspergillus, genetic variation in indigenous African cattle, and more.

Some people who harbor genetic variants associated with disease show no signs and may give insight into the continuum of symptoms, Spectrum reports.

Some 57 snow monkeys at a Japanese zoo were found to be rhesus macaque hybrids, which are banned in Japan.

British researchers say they've been removed from EU grant applications, according to the Guardian.

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