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A new study appearing in PLOS Genetics uncovers differences in methylation patterns in uterine cells from endometriosis patients as compared to controls.

Lexent Bio's monitoring platform is in development and based on low-pass whole-genome sequencing and DNA methylation analysis.

The firm touts a new hybridization probe design, which it says will enable small, focused panels that reduce sequencing costs and assay time.

The Oxford, UK-based firm announced the closure of a seed financing round this week as well as plans to develop a methylation-based blood test for early-stage cancer detection. 

In PLOS this week: gene expression and epigenetics of Indonesian populations, hookworm parasite secretome, and more.

The INFORM study echoed the 2019 interim results from the NCI Pediatric MATCH trial, which found that 24 percent of participants were eligible for targeted treatment.

A Broad Institute-led team found that differences by ancestry could affect not only how cancer develops but also treatment approaches.

WUSTL will evaluate BostonGene's software, which integrates data from NGS with immunofluorescence imaging to profile tumors and their microenvironments.

In Science this week: expression of concern issued for paper on using circulating tumor DNA methylation profiles to diagnose colorectal cancer, and more.

The company markets anti-aging supplements and a direct-to-consumer DNA methylation analysis kit designed to provide information about biological age.

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A study of families explores how children transmit SARS-CoV-2, according to the Associated Press.

US Agricultural Research Service scientists have sequenced the genome of the Asian giant hornet.

According to the Economist, pooled testing for COVID-19 could help alleviate strains on testing labs.

In Science this week: MIT researchers outline approach dubbed translatable components regression to predict treatment response among IBD patients.