NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – CareDx disclosed in a regulatory filing on Thursday that Roche is seeking an estimated $3.5 million from the firm for allegedly breaching a licensing deal the companies brokered in 2004.

CareDx also said in its Form 10-Q filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that Illumina has made a $5 million investment in the firm.

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.