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Researchers developed a microfluidic device that combines antibody-based cell capture and disulfide cleavage for downstream microRNA detection.

The firm will begin a verification study later this month using its cell-sorting platform and molecular analysis tool on patients with a pelvic mass scheduled for surgery.

LineaRx was formed last year to commercialize Applied DNA Sciences' technologies for DNA design, manufacture, and chemical modification by large scale PCR.

The company also reported higher operating costs as it worked to develop and validate its Parsortix circulating tumor cell collection system for clinical use.

The University of Michigan researchers aim to commercialize the Hydro-Seq microfluidic platform, which isolates and prepares single circulating tumor cells for RNA sequencing.  

The company said adopters are ordering tests in areas of great interest, like CTC and blood biomarker monitoring, despite a lack of reimbursement.

The company saw $1.0 million in revenues for the quarter, including $976,000 from commercial testing, and attributed the growth to its pathology partnership initiative.

The company's total revenue for the three months ended March 31 was $108.8 million compared to $92.6 million in the first quarter of 2018, exceeding analyst expectations.

A CTC and ctDNA analysis suggests that the number of alterations affecting the androgen receptor can offer survival insights for TP53 mutation-free advanced cancer cases.

The firm saw total revenues of $859,526 for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2018 compared to $995,226 in the same period of 2017.

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Holden Thorp is to be the new editor-in-chief of Science and its related journals.

A genetic analysis of salmon scales collected over the course of a century points to a sharp decline in the number of fish returning each year to river in British Columbia, CBC reports.

Adelaide University has suspended the head of an ancient DNA lab as its investigation of workplace bullying continues, Australia's ABC News reports.

In PNAS this week: gene expression profiles of adipocyte subtypes, computational approach for improving plant expressome analysis, and more.