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PCR-based assays

Single nucleus sequencing analysis of triple-negative breast tumors indicated that copy number changes occur in bursts early in tumor evolution.

The PCR-based assays run on the company's Aries system, which itself received FDA clearance in October 2015.

Using thousands of old samples, researchers explored the historical context for rising presence of the Nosema bombi fungal pathogen in wild bumble bee populations.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Merck KGaA today said that it will collaborate with Sysmex Inostics on the development of a RAS biomarker mutation test for metastatic colorectal cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – EpiGenomics said on Monday that it has received a "not approvable letter" from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Epi proColon screening test for colorectal cancer.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Qiagen's Therascreen KRAS RGQ PCR companion test to pick out best responders to Amgen's colorectal cancer drug Vectibix (panitumumab).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Thermo Fisher Scientific today said that it has entered into a collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service and Pennsylvania State University to develop molecular tests to detect E. coli in food.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche today said that a US Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has unanimously recommended the firm's cobas HPV test as a first-line, primary screening tool.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm and NanoString Technologies have settled lawsuits filed by Fluidigm that accused NanoString of false advertising, unfair competition, and unlawful trade practice, the companies announced after the close of the market on Tuesday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study appearing online today in Science Translational Medicine, researchers from Duke University and elsewhere described a gene expression signature assay that's showing promis


In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.

The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.

Familial DNA searches in criminal cases are winning over some critics, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Genomics may help the Cavendish banana from succumbing to fungal infections, a trio of researchers writes at the Conversation.