The test uses qPCR to measure the methylation level of three bladder cancer-specific biomarkers in patient urine samples.
The companies will combine their respective technologies into a single product offering for microbiome analysis.
The distribution agreement covers Zymo's nucleic acid products, including ones for DNA purification, RNA extraction, and microbiomic analysis.
Zymo said it has already created optimized methods for microbiomics and RNA isolation for use on Hamilton's platforms.
The DNA methylation age concept, developed by UCLA geneticist Steve Horvath, uses 353 markers obtained from Illumina methylation arrays.
The American Prospect writes that the pilot program to test the DNA of migrants could lead to more family separations.
An international commission is to develop a report on how researchers, clinicians, and regulators should evaluate the clinical applications of human germline genome editing.
The US Department of Agriculture presents a new blueprint for animal genomic research.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive element deletion linked to altered methylation and more in form of muscular dystrophy; human contamination in draft bacterial and archaeal genomes; and more.