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The researchers believe their findings could be used to change how patients' risk for breast cancer, colon cancer, or heart disease is calculated.
With genome sequencing, investigators tracked down a sole stool donor carrying the same multi-drug resistant form of Escherichia coli found in two FMT recipients with bacteremia.
A study presented at ASHG Tuesday showed that newly identified schizophrenia risk genes appear to have some overlap with genes involved in autism spectrum disorder.
The Irvine, California-based firm said its "Revolution" system offer recovery rates of 70 to 90 percent across a wide range of liquid sample volumes.
CareDx will use NanoString's new Human Organ Transplant panel to develop HistoMap, a gene expression profiling test to identify allograft rejection.
Researchers linked 16 genetic loci to diabetic kidney disease, including a common missense mutation in the COL4A3 gene that appears to be protective.
The award will fund optimization of the Hemopurifier exosome isolator, with an eye towards developing applications in cancer research and clinical care.
The researchers believe that combining liquid and tissue biopsy can improve diagnostic and therapeutic options for cancer patients with acquired drug resistance mutations.
The team found that base editors that exhibit RNA off-target editing can also self-edit their own transcripts, leading to heterogeneity in their coding sequences.
Researchers identified five loci that were overrepresented in individuals with past, self-reported same-sex sexual behavior, though the associations were complex.
The Washington Post reports that the CDC's SARS-CoV-2 test issues reflect earlier ones it had with Zika virus testing.
NPR writes that even with thousands of new COVID-19 papers, each should be evaluated based on its own quality.
Researchers traced a gene cluster linked to COVID-19 severity to Neanderthals, the New York Times reports.
In PNAS this week: soil bacteria-derived small molecules affect centrosomal protein, microfluidics approach for capturing circulating tumor cells, and more.