A*Star

Researchers from A*Star and elsewhere have implicated a recessive mutation in CAMK2A in a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting a pair of siblings.

The Singaporean firm already offers cell-free NIPT testing through its iGene Laboratory and sells a kit to test ovarian cysts for malignancy.

The Singapore-based firm has established a US subsidiary and named distributors to sell its products across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

The technology relates to the isolation and genetic analysis of circulating fetal cells from maternal blood.

The first assay to be developed under the new five-year strategic partnership is a solid biopsy breast cancer assay designed to guide drug selection.

Each panel that the collaborators develop is expected to be highly multiplexed and syndromic, addressing clinically important infectious diseases in Asia.

GUSTO study researchers said maternal lifestyle, fetal genetic, and fetal epigenetic factors affect birth weight and early childhood adiposity.

While gain-of-function mutations lead to congenital arhinia, inactivating mutations lead to an adult-onset muscular dystrophy, the researchers reported.

The partners will collaborate in developing Atreca's single-cell sequencing technology to advance new cancer immunotherapies.

Members of the Genome 10K Consortium sequenced the genome of the ocean sunfish, Mola mola, comparing it to sequences from pufferfish and other related species.

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A new report highlights the potential threats posed by advances in synthetic biology, NPR reports.

A Bloomberg reporter tried to get her genetic data deleted, but found it's not so simple to do.

Johns Hopkins University's Steven Salzberg and his colleagues have come up with a new estimate for the number of human genes, Nature News reports.

In Genome Research this week: study of intra-tumor heterogeneity, workflow resources for EPIGEN-Brazil, and more.