In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.
Researchers used genomic, transcriptomic, and virulence data on thousands of Streptococcus pyogenes strains to identify features influencing infections.
The Boston-based startup will use the funds to expedite prototype development of its sample preparation technology and computational approach.
The firm had also applied for marketing clearance for its gram negative and fungal pathogen panels in October.
Prospective research suggests DNA and RNA sequencing can reveal pathogen, microbiome, and host expression features to detect lower respiratory tract infections.
Researchers in the US and Europe are implementing pathogen sequencing surveillance programs to track infectious diseases within hospitals.
The firm signed four new distribution deals to spread its products into more than a dozen new markets.
A new analysis pointed to a rise in over-generalized or incorrect bacterial identification by k-mer lowest common ancestor methods as the database has grown.
The firm beat analysts' revenue expectations for the quarter while its net loss was in line with predictions.
Researchers integrated results from a pathogen-host association study with available clinical data to find variants influencing both infection responses and other disease risks.
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.