Immunosequencing Comes of Age as Researchers Demo Clinical Utility, Aim for FDA-cleared Products | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Due to its complexity and variability, the immune repertoire was once thought to be too difficult and costly to sequence to have clinical utility. The tides have now turned, and researchers are increasingly demonstrating that sequencing the immune repertoire can offer valuable insight into various blood cancers, treatment response, and the likelihood of relapse.

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