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CentoGene Single Gene Analysis and NGS panels

CentoGene has expanded its single gene tests and next-generation sequencing panels. The new single gene tests include genetic mutations in genes associated with metabolic diseases, neurological diseases, vascular diseases, haematological diseases, hereditary cancers, and more. New NGS panels include genes associated with neurological diseases, immune diseases, hereditary cancers, malformation and retardation syndromes, and more. A full list of new tests and panels can be found here.  

The Scan

Pfizer-BioNTech Seek Full Vaccine Approval

According to the New York Times, Pfizer and BioNTech are seeking full US Food and Drug Administration approval for their SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Viral Integration Study Critiqued

Science writes that a paper reporting that SARS-CoV-2 can occasionally integrate into the host genome is drawing criticism.

Giraffe Species Debate

The Scientist reports that a new analysis aiming to end the discussion of how many giraffe species there are has only continued it.

Science Papers Examine Factors Shaping SARS-CoV-2 Spread, Give Insight Into Bacterial Evolution

In Science this week: genomic analysis points to role of human behavior in SARS-CoV-2 spread, and more.