SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – What originally began as an attempt to provide families and clinicians with advice on where they could obtain molecular diagnostic testing for autism has evolved into an effort to push for standardization of such tests.

Researchers from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto analyzed next-generation sequencing gene panels being offered by commercial clinical labs to diagnose autism and found that there is very little overlap between the tests in terms of the genes that are included.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

The University of Zurich's Ruedi Aebersold and his colleagues analyzed a dozen HeLa cell lines to find differences in gene expression, protein levels, and more.

In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.

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This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease.