gene expression

Investigators compared RNA sequence data in heart samples from individuals with dilated cardiomyopathy and samples from healthy transplant donor hearts.

Gene expression may offer clues to antibody activity after flu vaccination in individuals under 35, according to expression data for hundreds of individuals. 

NanoString Technologies this week provided investors with a mixed bag of news as it released its second quarter earnings and financial outlook for the rest of the year.

A new analysis hints that adenocarcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas may have certain overlapping expression patterns, regardless of the tissue of origin.

Researchers led by Jennifer Doudna found that the architecture of the Cas1-Cas2 integrase contributes to bacterial adaptive immunity.

Examining more than half of its genome, researchers found the parasite's success is due to stripping its genome down to essential genes.

Focusing on drugs that appeared to reverse cancer-related gene expression signatures, researchers identified candidate compounds that thwarted cancer cell lines.

A recent JAMA Oncology study highlights the power of the open-access model GenomeDx has pursued since launching its Decipher prostate cancer prognostic. 

The company has achieved even higher specificity than earlier data demonstrated, and is now building up its sales and marketing infrastructure for the planned launch of its lung cancer test.

Inflammatix hopes to market an 18-gene panel that will be able to tell from a blood sample whether a hospitalized patient has a bacterial, viral, or no infection.

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A former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.