New research suggests that the physicochemical changes to DNA in a cancer-related methylation landscape can alter a DNA molecule's affinity for gold substrates.
Researchers identified 40 new and 55 known risk variants using a GWAS meta-analysis that included low-frequency variants gleaned from genome sequence data.
With a DNA methylation atlas and deconvolution algorithm, researchers are attempting to trace cfDNA back to tissue sources in healthy or ill individuals.
Almac is developing the assay to enroll patients for clinical trials used to develop repotrectinib, an investigational tyrosine kinase inhibitor.
An analysis of matched tumor-normal samples from dozens of colorectal cancer patients pointed to microbiome differences related to mutations and other tumor features.
Biomatrica's sample collection tubes ensure quality preservation of circulating tumor DNA and cells, promoting high-quality liquid biopsy results, Exact said.
The companies aim to develop microbiome diagnostic assays for colon cancer and other gastrointestinal diseases including irritable bowel syndrome.
Researchers found relevant non-coding mutations in colorectal cancer cell lines by systematically profiling chromosome interactions at promoter fragments.
The company said volumes for its Cologuard colon cancer screening test rose 59 percent to 215,000 during the quarter.
The company will work with researchers at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center on two studies of patients with breast, lung, and colon cancers.
Customers might want to consider what they might learn about their risk of diseases like Alzheimer's before snagging the genetic testing kits that are on many gift guides this year, NJ.com writes.
The Wall Street Journal reports there is uncertainty surrounding whether He Jiankui's embryo editing did what he said it did.
Stat News reports that the pause on procuring fetal tissue for intramural US National Institutes of Health research will soon affect additional labs there.
In Nature this week: genomic analysis of the invasive fall webworm, amp of constrained coding regions within the human genome, and more.