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Canon Novallele Cystic Fibrosis Genotyping Assays

Canon Biomedical has launched a series of cystic fibrosis genotyping assays as part of its Novallele line. Novallele assays detect genetic variations using PCR followed by high-resolution melting analysis and can be used on any thermocycler capable of HRM. The 21 new tests are for research use to detect SNPs and deletions within the CFTR gene.

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US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.