The MicroSEQ Listeria spp. kit is the fourth MicroSEQ food pathogen detection kit sold by Life Tech's Applied Biosystems business to receive AOAC certification.
Life Tech said that validation of its Applied Biosystems MicroSEQ Salmonella spp. detection kit is expected to help ensure food safety through more effective monitoring of food supply for Salmonella contamination.
In Genome Biology this week: comparative genomics study of Aspergillus, genetic variation in indigenous African cattle, and more.
Some people who harbor genetic variants associated with disease show no signs and may give insight into the continuum of symptoms, Spectrum reports.
Some 57 snow monkeys at a Japanese zoo were found to be rhesus macaque hybrids, which are banned in Japan.
British researchers say they've been removed from EU grant applications, according to the Guardian.