The WUSTL-developed method detects a bile acid that is found at increased levels in Niemann-Pick patients, and is ready for pilot testing, its developers said.
Scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology and Kyoto University have found 14 metabolites whose levels differ in older individuals' blood.
Stool and blood samples from 16 Eurasian brown bears revealed gut microbial components and metabolite patterns the vary hibernating and active bears.
In a panel at this week's Personalized Medicine World Conference, executives and researchers discussed moving genomics into the promotion of lifetime health and prevention of disease.
Researchers tracked one individual's brain imaging patterns, physical features, blood metabolomics, gene expression, and more.
Georgia Tech researchers used high-performance mass spectrometry to uncover a highly accurate 16-marker signature that identifies women with ovarian cancer.
The cell metabolism and bioenergetics technology has been folded into Agilent's Mass Spectrometry Division in the Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group.
Four bacterial genera are found at lower levels in the gut microbiomes of three-month-old infants believed to be at risk of developing asthma later in life.
Sigma-Aldrich will distribute IROA's Mass Spectrometry Metabolite Library of Standards worldwide.
In PLOS this week: leprosy origins in Colombian populations, gene expression study of fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans, and more.
The Guardian reports that some UK physicians are calling for increased regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic tests.
US tax agency says 23andMe's genetic health test can be claimed as a medical expense for tax purposes, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Two Democratic lawmakers argue at USA Today that independent science is under attack by the Trump Administration.
In PLOS this week: networks of genes co-expressed in depression, role of minichromosome maintenance genes in lung adenocarcinoma, and more.