The research team found three novel polymorphisms on chromosome 20 associated with an increased risk of blood clots in populations of African descent.
Data from a dozen GWAS led researchers to venous thromboembolism-associated variants in the TSPAN15 and SLC44A2 genes.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
Nanosphere said that it believes the deficiencies cited in the letter from the FDA are resolvable, and it believes that the test will ultimately gain clearance from the agency.
Rheonix plans to seek 510(k) clearance of the test from the FDA in the fourth quarter.
Findings in a NEJM study this week challenged previously reported data that alleles in the CYP2C19 gene can limit how certain carriers of the polymorphisms respond to Plavix.
The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.
The US National Institutes of Health is to allow applicants to cite preprints just as they would any other research paper, ScienceInsider reports.
Two manuscript pages handwritten by Charles Darwin are going on the auction block, according to the Los Angeles Times.
In PNAS this week: tool to track transcriptome-wide binding, evidence of balancing selection on behavior-linked genes, and more.