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Microarrays & Multiplexing

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

An epigenome-wide association study in women with opioid dependence led to hypomethylated sites in three genes involved in various cellular processes.

A number of the variants uncovered by an international research team appear to "tune" which hematopoietic cell lineage is produced.

Together with gene expression results from affected tissue, the findings suggest that drugs such as JAK inhibitors may be effective for the treatment of FFA.

A genome-wide association study involving more than 12,300 carpal tunnel syndrome patients and controls from the UK Biobank led to 16 genetic loci.

University of Bristol researchers unearthed variants that implicate the immune system in the risk of developing mouth ulcers.

A new approach may help limit the number of fish that are mislabeled at markets or restaurants, according to New Scientist.

Nature News reports that researchers in Japan hope to soon test the use of reprogrammed stem cells to treat damaged corneas.

At Slate, the R Street Institute's Nila Bala discusses the privacy rights of suspects that genetic genealogy approaches in law enforcement bring up.

In PNAS this week: numerous mobile genetic elements contribute to Vibrio cholerae drug resistance, troponin I mutations in sudden infant deaths, and more.