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BioSite Licenses Gene-IT's Sequence Search Service

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Gene-IT today said it has licensed its GenomeQuest sequence search service to medical diagnostics provide Biosite.
 
Aimed at scientists and IP lawyers, GenomeQuest is a web-based sequence search engine that includes public and proprietary content from various sources, the company said.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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Circulating Tumor DNA Linked to Post-Treatment Relapse in Breast Cancer

Post-treatment detection of circulating tumor DNA may identify breast cancer patients who are more likely to relapse, a new JCO Precision Oncology study finds.

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Researchers examine the interplay of trauma, genetics, and major depressive disorder in JAMA Psychiatry.

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The researchers report in Nature Communications that their liquid biopsy approach has high specificity in detecting all- and early-stage cancers.