By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mitomics today announced that it has signed a non-exclusive agreement with LabMD to market its Prostate Core Mitomic Test in the US.

The PCM test is based on mitochondrial DNA and identifies a biomarker that indicates the presence of cancerous cells in prostate biopsy tissue. Thunder Bay, Ontario-based Mitomics said the test has a sensitivity of 84 percent with a negative predictive value of 91 percent.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.

May
15
Sponsored by
Tecan

This webinar will discuss how an algorithm-driven synthetic biology system can enable engineering of biological systems for a range of applications.

Jun
20
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

In this webinar, Michael Quail of the R&D Sequencing team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute will provide an expert perspective on library prep for next-generation sequencing.

Jun
28
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will review a standardized, high-throughput, and fully automated library prep protocol for human metagenomic analysis.