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A UK court determined that Ariosa's licensee infringed upon at least one claim of Illumina's European patent 1 524 321 and upheld the patent's validity.

The firm is validating two biomarkers that it hopes will stratify patients for its investigational drug for pediatric minimally verbal autism.

By comparing viruses in parts of China with or without endemic EBV-associated nasal cancers, researchers narrowed in on two viral variants associated with increased cancer risk.

A new analysis indicates that colorectal cancer metastases arise from a small number of cells before the primary tumor is large enough to be detected clinically.

A small but significant proportion of autism spectrum disorder cases — particularly those occurring in females — appeared to involve biallelic loss-of function or missense mutations.

Mainichi reports that 43 percent of Japanese individuals said they did not want to eat agricultural products that had been modified using gene-editing tools.

Two US Department of Agriculture research departments are moving to the Kansas City area, according to the Washington Post.

Slate's Jane Hu compares some at-home genetic tests to astrology.

In PLOS this week: analysis of polygenic risk scores for skin cancer, chronic pain GWAS, and more.

Jun
26
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This webinar will outline a study that combined genome-wide and classical molecular approaches to demonstrate that translation strongly affects mRNA stability in a codon-dependent manner, ultimately influencing mRNA and protein levels in higher organisms.