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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Clinical Genomics and Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation today announced a licensing agreement allowing Clinical Genomics to develop and commercialize its ColoVantage Plasma bowel cancer detection test.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Through its acquisition of PCRmax announced last week, Staffordshire, UK-based Bibby Scientific intends to breathe new life into the ECO qPCR system, a low-cost benchtop platform formerly sold by Illumina but discontinued by that company last year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Finnish molecular diagnostics firm Mobidiag said today that its Amplidiag Bacterial GE assay has received CE IVD marking and is now commercially available in Europe.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Northwestern University researchers have assessed a blood-based biomarker panel for major depressive disorder, reporting in Translational Psychiatry today that it could distinguish

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Using Promega's quantitative PCR and short tandem repeat amplification kits, researchers at Florida International University recently characterized the changes in melt curves and amplification efficiencies that result from varying concentrations of eleven different PCR inhi

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — New Zealand-based startup Ubiquitome, a spinout of the University of Otago, has launched a handheld qPCR platform. Called Freedom4, the battery-operated, fieldable device can run four standard qPCR assays in about one hour.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have received funding to begin translating animal studies linking environmental toxin exposure and Parkinson's disease pathology to human samples.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The plasma levels of a number of disease biomarkers are influenced by genetic and lifestyle factors, a new study in Nature Communications reported today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Molecular testing methods such as nucleic acid sequence-based amplification (NASBA) and qPCR, administered either in combination or separately, are superior to routinely used ELISA-based assays for diagnosing invasive aspergillosis, according to a newly published retrospect

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A Maryland-based team used real-time, quantitative PCR to screen for human papillomavirus in blood and saliva in order to detect HPV-positive head and neck cancers, track their recurrence, and predict survival patterns.

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