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The firms will collaborate on metabolite profiling using ImaBiotech's Multimaging technology and iTeos' animal models and tissue libraries.

Under the terms of the agreement, Sciex has exclusive reseller and marketing rights to the XCMSplus software.

The partnership strengthens BioMark's capabilities in developing metabolomics-based cancer diagnostics, the firm said. 

Metabolon Raises $5M

The financing is an extension of a Series E round completed in early 2014 and brings the total amount in the round to $20 million.

The majority of the funding will be used to establish a cancer metabolomics research center on Technion's campus. 

The Irish firm said its test can differentiate pre-eclampsia from other maternal disorders. 

The award will establish a metabolomics research core to research rare metabolites and develop novel assays that could help diagnose associated diseases.

The instruments will be housed at the new Metabolomics Technology Demonstration Centre and will help firms translate biomarkers into clinical tests.

In PLOS this week: lipid metabolites linked to heart disease risk, transcriptomic conservation in fish, and more.

A Swedish research team reported finding four metabolites that appear to be risk factors for heart disease.

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23andMe is offering early customers re-testing on newer chips for a fee, Wired reports.

He Jiankui is no longer affiliated with Direct Genomics Biotechnology, the single molecule sequencing company he founded, Nikkei Asian Review reports.

Newsweek writes about the hopes for precision medicine in cancer, but also challenges getting it to patients.

In Genome Research this week: genomic architecture of glioblastoma, predictive computational approach to estimate SNP fitness, and more.