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Using gene expression and copy number analyses of dozens of endometrial cancers, an international research team has turned up characteristic expression profiles and gene amplifications linked to poor outcomes.

In Print: Mar 3, 2009

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Microarray-Related Papers of Note, February 2009

American and British researchers assessed DNA methylation patterns in colorectal cancers from a dozen patients to try to understand clonal expansion and cancer stem cell patterns in these tumors.

Migrations: Feb 27, 2009

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Rudolph Jaenisch, Feng Lin, Marilyn Panahi

By analyzing mitochondrial and nuclear DNA from bone fragments found at two Russian graves, an international research team has determined that all seven Romanovs, Russia's last royal family, were killed in 1918.

IBS has kept a relatively low profile the past couple of years, but it plans to get prototype sequencing systems into the hands of early-access customers as early as the first quartyer of this year.

The technique, called interferometric photoactivated localization microscopy, or iPALM, can locate fluorescent labels in images within 10 nm to 20 nm, according to a Janelia Farm official.

Strands: Feb 12, 2009

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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Opko Health, Australian Patent Office

Scientists should “be very aware” of the “limitations” of bioluminescent reporters, and contemplate running control assays before interpreting data from high-throughput screens, NCGC researchers said.

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Researchers are developing a breath test to determine how severe patients' methylmalonic acidemia disease is, FierceBiotech reports.

NPR reports that vaccine developers are working on SARS-CoV-2 vaccines that are easier to store or administer than the current crop.

Reuters reports that France is to recommend that people under 55 who received one dose of AstraZeneca's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receive a different vaccine for their second dose.