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Metabolite Trail

The Economist reports that it is increasingly easier to analyze the metabolites people give off, potentially revealing personal information about them.

The researchers identified 240 metabolite-locus associations, including novel gene candidates for biotransformation and detoxification reactions.

In Genome Research this week: transcriptomic study of human brain development, metabolomic analysis of fruit flies, and more.

With a large set of data collected over time, Stanford researchers detected molecular markers for aging but saw considerable variation in "ageotypes."

The Long Life Family Study has enrolled 4,953 participants in 539 pedigrees in the US and Denmark that are enriched for exceptional longevity.

A proof-of-principle study suggests metabolite clusters may differ in non-small cell lung cancer patients depending on tumor type, disease stage, and overall survival trajectory.

 

Sciex will promote the Polly multi-omics platform in conjunction with its mass spectrometry instruments and differential ion mobility technologies.

Researchers in Nigeria are developing a handheld diagnostic device for identifying high-risk colorectal cancer patients in low-resource environments.

Researchers brought together blood transcriptomic, metabolomic, proteomic, and immune cell profiles for dozens of West African and Australasian infants.

Together with gene expression results from affected tissue, the findings suggest that drugs such as JAK inhibitors may be effective for the treatment of FFA.

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The UK is implementing COVID-19 testing with a 90-minute turnaround time.

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub is working with California's health department to sequence viral samples from COVID-19 patients to trace viral introductions, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Despite differences in their migration habits, eastern and western monarch butterflies are genetically similar, according to a study in Molecular Ecology.

In PLOS this week: identification of fungal species in subcutaneous infections, sequencing of Campylobacter found in raw meat from retail stores, and more.