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Desktop Genetics Arrayed CRISPR Libraries

Desktop Genetics has launched its arrayed CRISPR/Cas9 guide RNA library service, in partnership with Transcriptic.

Guide RNAs will be designed using Desktop Genetics' proprietary target-scoring algorithms, synthesized by Transcriptic, cloned into the backbone of choice, and delivered in a plate format.

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.