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Researchers found relevant non-coding mutations in colorectal cancer cell lines by systematically profiling chromosome interactions at promoter fragments.

A phylogenetic analysis that included multiple samples per patient suggests overlapping driver mutations make their way into multiple metastases in each patient.

The firm reported a 69 percent increase in product sales, driven by a 102 percent jump in cartridge sales and jump in research revenues.  

Excluding the impact of the one-time sale of patents last year, the company's revenues climbed 38 percent on strong product and service revenue growth.

The agreement will enable Biocartis to commercialize the EGFR S492R resistance mutation as part of its liquid and solid biopsy RUO assays.

Pfizer will join Exact's sales reps to increase adoption of the colorectal cancer test; Wall Street reacted by sending Exact's shares up sharply.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: mutation linked to progressive ataxia in Charolais cattle, microRNA expression levels linked to colorectal cancer, and more.

The company said volumes for its Cologuard colon cancer screening test rose 59 percent to 215,000 during the quarter.

The team will use a S$1.5 million grant to develop a database of mutations that cause hereditary breast and gynecological cancers in Asian women.

The company will work with researchers at UCSD's Moores Cancer Center on two studies of patients with breast, lung, and colon cancers.

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Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.