Microarrays & Multiplexing

News on microarrays, multiplexing, genotyping, cytogenetics, gene expression profiling in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Both a genome-wide association study and a rare variant burden analysis homed in on a role for KIF5A mutations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Investigators narrowed in on genes involved in placentation and appetite during a GWAS focused on a severe form of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

The exclusive two-way licensing deal also allows Akonni to commercialize Righton's molecular diagnostic tests outside of China.

The researchers also found that genes located near these loci were differentially expressed in healthy versus diseased cartilage.

The health system hopes to pair the data with nearly three decades worth of electronic health records as well as medical histories provided by contributors.

Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.

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