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A longitudinal household study suggests patients can acquire methicillin-resistant or sensitive Staphylococcus aureus from household members, pets, and surfaces.

Using RNA sequencing, researchers profiled gene expression patterns in cutaneous leishmaniasis lesions, identifying a handful of genes with treatment-associated expression.

Sequencing and other experiments on barcoded Plasmodium berghei mutant strains helped researchers narrow in on key metabolic pathways in the parasite's liver stage.

A new study suggests that colorectal cancers increase their mutation rate to dodge treatment in a manner that mirrors microbial resistance mechanisms.

According to Natera CEO Steve Chapman, the agreement will not detract from Natera's own efforts to establish its exome sequencing-based Signatera assay.

The company said its test is faster, more precise, and cheaper than the current gold standard Cepheid GeneXpert test.

Exome sequencing and other molecular strategies led to a heterogeneous variant in the DNMT3A gene that appears to impact host epigenetic and immune features.

With whole-genome sequences and other analyses, researchers delved into drug resistance and more in 600 staphylococcus isolates from high-touch surfaces in East and West London.

The method allows for the annotation of cells by their genotype and capture of single-cell transcriptomes, even when the cells aren't morphologically distinct.

The Division of Antiviral products has laid out nonbinding recommendations about the acceptable NGS platforms and the kinds of information it's looking for.

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GenomeWeb reports that Veritas Genetics is suspending its US operations.

A Brazilian-led team of researchers reports it has generated a sugarcane genome assembly that encompasses more than 99 percent of its genome.

Certain plasma proteins could be used to gauge a person's age and whether they are aging well, according to HealthDay News.

In Science this week: approach to measure microRNA targeting efficiency, strategy to conduct high-throughput chemical screens at single-cell resolution, and more.