Microarrays & Multiplexing

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

Sweden-based Immunovia is preparing to launch its first diagnostic — a liquid biopsy test for pancreatic cancer — in 2018.

Using array-based miRNA profiles for individuals treated for prostate cancer, researchers identified 37 miRNA with differential expression in cases with recurrence.

Even in schizophrenia cases lacking intellectual disability, investigators found that rare mutations in genes normally resistant to loss-of-function changes were enriched.

The international team says its findings may explain the evolutionary reasons for the maintenance of coronary artery disease in human populations.

Researchers identified truncating, psychosis-related mutations in RBM12 in a family affected by schizophrenia or other psychosis disorders.

Cytox Raises £2.6M

Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.