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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — A research team has developed a high-density SNP genotyping array for genotyping maize.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Immucor last week announced its acquisition of Sentilus, an early stage company developing microarray-based applications for clinical use, including transfusion diagnostics.

Nikon Research Corporation of America has been awarded

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – CombiMatrix today said that it anticipates reporting record volume of prenatal testing for the third quarter, as well as an increase in total microarray testing volume.

Analysis of methylation microarray for tissue specific detection.
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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – NanoString Technologies announced after the close of the market on Monday a collaboration with Brigham and Women's Hospital aimed at accelerating genomic biomarker discoveries into clinical cancer diagnostics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Through a genome-wide meta-analysis, an international team of researchers has linked half a dozen novel loci to coffee consumption.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Adarza BioSystems has closed the final tranche of a Series A round of financing that brought in a total of $6.8 million.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The international Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits Consortium has linked additional gene regions to variations in human height, bringing the total number of regions associated with the trait to more than 400.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Transfusion and transplantation diagnostics firm Immucor announced on Wednesday its acquisition of Sentilus for an undisclosed amount.


NPR reports that the patient who underwent a CRISPR-based treatment for sickle cell disease is doing well.

Resistance to ash dieback disease among some UK ash trees appears polygenic, the Independent reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: sequencing strategy for flash-frozen brain tissue bank samples, new version of ChlamDB, and more.

A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.