A pair of studies also uncovered atrial fibrillation risk loci specific to East Asian populations, particularly near SH3PXD2A.
The firm also plans to list its cardiac troponin I assay as CE marked and plans to submit data to the FDA for clearance of its Clarity system and assay in 2018.
The automated immunodiagnostics system is based on Singulex's single molecule counting technology.
The firm has settled on a set of metabolite biomarkers, along with an algorithm, for its first version of a test for arterial plaque buildup.
Investigators intend to genotype the biorepository using Illumina arrays with the aim of identifying markers that can be used to inform treatment and prevention efforts.
Dog DNA testing finds that some purebreds might not truly be purebreds, Inside Edition reports.
Mary Beckerle has returned as director of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, according to ScienceInsider.
Smithsonian Magazine reports that environmental DNA sampling can be used to track elusive organisms.
In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.