New Products: NewGene's Noonan Syndrome Test; Verinata Health's Verifi | GenomeWeb

NewGene has launched a sequencing-based test on Roche's 454 GS FLX for Noonan syndrome and other related disorders. Such disorders, known as rasopathies, are autosomal dominant and characterized by facial dysmorphism, cardiac disease, postnatal reduced growth, ectodermal and skeletal defects, and cognitive deficits.

The test screens 12 genes, including all coding exons of 11 genes plus exon 2 of SHOC2.

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