mitochondrial DNA

TriLink Biotechnologies this week launched MitoPrimers for mitochondrial DNA PCR amplification and sequencing in forensic identification.

A team led by researchers at the Barcelona Biomedical Investigation Institute in Spain has used quantitative real-time PCR and droplet digital PCR to detect and quantify diminished levels of cell-free mitochondrial DNA in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with, or at risk of develo

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – CML HealthCare today said that it has licensed exclusive rights to offer Mitomics' prostate cancer test in Canada.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mitomics today announced a deal with Laboratory Corporation of America to offer Mitomics' molecular prostate cancer test.

The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Institute for Genomic Medicine is now offering two sequencing-based tests: one for cystic fibrosis carrier testing and another to identify mutations in the mitochondrial genome of children suspected of having a mitochondria

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mitomics today announced that it has signed a non-exclusive agreement with LabMD to market its Prostate Core Mitomic Test in the US.

The test, which QDx Pathology will market under the name QPredict Prostate Mitomic Test, is based on Mitomics' currently marketed Prostate Core Mitomic Test.

The laboratory-developed, quantitative PCR-based test is now available to physicians in the US through the company's CLIA lab in Aurora, Colo.

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NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.

Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.

A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.