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The LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay is a PCR-based test for internal tandem duplications and tyrosine kinase domain mutations D835 and I836 in the FLT3 gene.

Invivoscribe submitted the LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay as a companion diagnostic for Daiichi Sankyo's acute myeloid leukemia drug quizartinib.

The company submitted the test to Japanese regulators for approval as a companion diagnostic for Daiichi Sankyo's acute myeloid leukemia drug quizartinib.

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.

Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.

Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.

Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.

In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.