An exome sequencing analysis of individuals from eight families led to homozygous loss-of-function mutations in CD55 and ties to complement system activity.
Applied Biocode intends to have panel for identifying 18 gastrointestinal pathogens on the clinical market by the end of the year.
The firm received the CE IVD mark for Amplidiag Easy, an automated system that enables nucleic acid extraction and PCR setup directly from stool samples.
The agreement with PerkinElmer's Wallac Oy subsidiary will bring Mobidiag's real-time PCR-based gastrointestinal tests to a new market.
The deal will help the Finnish diagnostics company expand its offerings of PCR-based gastrointestinal diagnostic tests.
CeMeT, short for Center for Metagenomics, was founded in 2014 as a spinout from genetic diagnostics firm CeGaT in Tübingen.
A study of gut microbes in infants with or without necrotizing enterocolitis points to a uropathogenic Escherichia coli association in infected preterm infants
Under a four-year agreement, Unilabs will offer Mobidiag's Amplidiag products in Sweden and Norway.
Using Quanterix's Simoa technology, the group developed assays to detect C. diff toxins with a high degree of sensitivity and specificity.
Two new projects announced last week will showcase organ-on-chip technology developed at the Wyss Institute.
Gene drives might run into biological resistance, the Economist reports.
Forensic experts exhumed painter Salvador Dalí's body to collect DNA for a paternity test, CBS News reports.
Yale Environment 360 writes that synthetic and conservation biologists aren't always on the same wavelength, but they are trying to reach an understanding.
In Science this week: full CRISPR locus integration complex structure, and more.