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The firm expects to begin distributing shipments of its FTL3 assay from LabPMM GK, the marketing authorization holder in Japan, in late 2018.

The firm's LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay detects internal tandem duplications and tyrosine kinase domain mutations in patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

The test is intended to detect FLT3 mutations in order to select patients for treatment with Novartis' Rydapt, and has also been approved by the US FDA.

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has released the results of a genetic ancestry analysis, the Boston Globe reports.

Retraction Watch's Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus report that Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital have recommended that more than 30 papers from a former researcher be retracted.

Thomas Steitz, who won the 2009 chemistry Nobel Prize for his ribosome work, has died, the Washington Post reports.

In PLOS this week: mechanisms for genes implicated in coronary artery disease, rumen microbes and host genetics influence cow methane production, and more.