Researchers from Mission Bio and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center present findings from clonal evolution analyses done with targeted single-cell sequencing on tumor cells collected over time from individuals with acute myeloid leukemia. The team came up with a high-throughput, droplet microfluidics-based pipeline for barcoding and amplifying DNA from individual cells, before sorting the cells and sequencing 62 loci linked to AML progression.

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