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Assessments of the firm's rapid molecular BRAF and EGFR tests by researchers in Italy and South Korea showed high sensitivity and a fast turnaround time.

A University of Toronto team developed the probes to improve upon its previously described electrochemical clamp assay technology.

Teneovita will distribute Biocept's test services to hospitals, oncology centers, and individual medical practices throughout the country.

The test runs on Roche's LightCycler 480 instruments or Cobas z 480 analyzers. 

The firm's PCR-based products for HPV-associated cancers look at DNA methylation at specific genes and include several sample preparation kits.

Apparatus and method for biologic sample rapid collection and recovery device, and convenient storage
Sample processing apparatus and method
Method of determining a ratio of RNA species in a sample
Allele amplification bias
Endonucleases
Method of amplifying nucleic acid sequences

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool to discover copy number variants, single-nucleus RNA sequencing study of myoblasts, and more.

A study of Tasmanian devil genomes suggests they are evolving resistance to devil facial tumor disease.

Theranos has withdrawn its request for emergency clearance of a Zika virus blood test, according to the Wall Street Journal.

An assistant professor who was fired from Mount Sinai School of Medicine has allegedly shot the school's dean, the New York Times reports.