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.
In PLOS this week: methylation in human gametes, microRNAs linked to kidney damage in lupus patients, and more.
The New York City Police Department will be removing DNA profiles from a local database if they are from people who were never convicted of a crime, the New York Times reports.
Science reports that accusations of sexual assault against a microbiome researcher has also led to questions about his academic certifications.
Wired reports that researchers are analyzing the DNA fish leave behind in water to study their populations.
In Science this week: comprehensive cellular map of the human thymus, evidence of admixture between the ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovan and a 'superarchaic' population.