The firm will look for metabolic profiles that could help diagnose asphyxia in human newborns, signatures that were derived from animal studies.
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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates more people get sick and die from drug-resistant germs than previously thought, the Washington Post reports.
According to the Associated Press, three universities and a healthcare institution are sharing a gift of $1 billion.
New rules seek to limit the type of scientific and medical research that can be used to guide public health regulations, the New York Times reports.
In Nature this week: FreeHi-C approach simulates Hi-C data from interacting genome fragments, and more.