The University of California, Los Angeles-led team said the approach outperformed two established classification methods.
The firm is now launching the test in Europe, supported by results from a multicenter prospective study showing high sensitivity in detecting bladder cancer.
An integrated analysis of uterine carcinosarcomas uncovered a range of somatic mutations and shifts in transcription, methylation, and microRNA expression.
MethylCap-seq data for dozens of primary endometrioid endometrial cancers led to a 13-region methylation signature linked to broader tumor genome features.
This month, GWG Life began sending out cheek swab kits to life insurance policy holders to analyze their saliva for epigenetic biomarkers developed at UCLA.
GUSTO study researchers said maternal lifestyle, fetal genetic, and fetal epigenetic factors affect birth weight and early childhood adiposity.
An epigenetic analysis showed that the tumors all shared a certain DNA methylation signature, but that methylation patterns varied between samples.
In PNAS this week: transcriptional control enables malaria parasite to get around disease control efforts, DNA methylation patterns in the Norway spruce, and more.
Dartmouth researchers characterized 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine marks in more than two dozen glioblastoma samples.
The company has also expanded its current Veracity NIPT to sex chromosomal aneuplodies and twin pregnancies, and plans to offer microdeletion testing next year.
Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.
An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.
The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.
In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.