NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen and Exosome Diagnostics have inked a partnership to develop and commercialize co-branded kits to capture and process RNA and DNA from biofluid exosomes and other microvesicles, the companies said after the markets closed on Tuesday.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A trio of Swiss researchers reported on their de novo sequence and assembly of the Pneumocystis jirovecii genome, a fungus that causes pneumonia in immune-compromised patients, such as people with AIDS, in mBio today.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international research team has used deep genome sequencing to link a new rabies-related virus to a 2009 outbreak of hemorrhagic fever in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Qiagen today announced it and the Bio-X Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University will jointly create a translational medicine laboratory in Shanghai.
An expanded license with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for an offshoot of its Cold-PCR technology allows Transgenomic to develop kits that can detect mutations in common cancer-related genes such as KRAS and P53 directly from blood samples and then analyze the variants using multiple sequencing approaches.