With targeted gene sequencing data from a large set of archived tumor samples, researchers identified somatic mutations coinciding with better or worse overall survival.
The Dutch multinational is now on track to introduce a kitted version of the assay, which can be run on standard quantitative PCR equipment, by the end of the year.
The DOJ alleged Biotheranosics promoted and performed its Breast Cancer Index test for patients who had not been in remission for five years and who had not been taking tamoxifen.
The partners will use Biocept's liquid biopsy systems to detect estrogen receptor gene mutations that could help guide treatment for women with breast cancer.
A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.
South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.
In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.
Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.