LGC said the acquisition will improve its position across the clinical quality control tools market and increase its proficiency testing offerings.
The deal covers AccuRef's portfolio of CRISPR-engineered cell line-based cancer reference materials for low-to-mid plex clinical genomic applications.
The survey, conducted by SeraCare Life Sciences and GenomeWeb, asked more than 150 individuals working on clinical NGS about their quality control practices.
Only three out of 10 sequencing workflows detected all variants in a synthetic reference sample, according to a study presented at ACMG.
A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.
South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.
In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.
Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.