The partners will work to establish Centrum Badan as the preferred testing partner for the NGS-based test in Poland, which had 376,000 live births last year.
The NextSeq CN500 sequencer was developed in collaboration with Illumina to offer clinical non-invasive prenatal testing for the Chinese market.
The method improves a research tool that can view chromosome movement throughout the living cell nucleus in space and time, and has both research and clinical uses.
Under the three-year project award, Premaitha and St George's plan to establish a UK Centre of Excellence for Prenatal Screening.
Vendors and clinicians are struggling with how to deal with the growing number of cases of secondary findings from molecular non-invasive prenatal tests.
While there are already many companies in the space, Agilent believes its relatively quick protocol and higher-throughput capacity will set it apart from competitors' products.
Natera has installed its software on DNAnexus' platform and will use the combined solutions to provide data analysis, storage, and sharing for its genetic tests.
The data demonstrate that the performance of NIPT demonstrated in earlier smaller studies has held true in the context of a dramatically expanded group of clinical samples.
The revenue projection falls short of analyst estimates of $45 million for the quarter and $161 million for the year.
The companies reached an exclusive deal to provide Natera's Panorama NIPT in the Indian market.
Researchers tie a variant in ADAMTS3 to breathing difficulties in dissimilar dog breeds, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Japan Times reports that researchers sequenced the genome of a woman who lived during the Jomon period.
Parents of children with rare genetic disease have to contend with shifts in the interpretation of genetic variants, the Wall Street Journal reports.
In Science this week: single-nucleus RNA sequencing of brain tissue from individuals with autism, and more.