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The Cobas Zika test is a qualitative in vitro nucleic acid screening test for the direct detection of Zika virus in plasma specimens from human blood donors.

The tech transfers are aided by LifeCodexx's PrenaBoxx NIPT data analysis solution, which runs locally and can analyze both NGS and qPCR data.

At ABRF, a researcher from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute reported on an 'ecogenomic sensor' that collects ocean microbe samples for gene expression.

Researchers from Protagen, Targos, and elsewhere have identified autoantibody biomarkers specific to patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.

At the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, a Sividon collaborator is scheduled to present a new study including a comparison between EndoPredict and Oncotype DX.

The test is used to identify NSCLC patients for whom treatment with Tarceva in first-line therapy and Tagrisso in second and subsequent lines of therapy may be effective.

Before patients receive the Cotellic/Zelboraf combination, patients should be tested with an FDA-approved BRAF mutation companion test, the agency said.

With the help of a newly generated gene regulatory network for T-cell differentiation, researchers identified transcription factors with ties to disease symptoms.

The company's EndoPredict test, launched in 2011, uses cancer gene expression profiling in combination with standard prognostic factors to assess relapse risk in breast cancer patients.

Prices in Germany for noninvasive prenatal testing have plummeted over the last year, driven by competition and process improvements.

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At the Lancet, more than two dozen public health researchers condemn the conspiracy theories that have emerged surrounding the source of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Washington Post reports that Philip Leder, who helped uncover how DNA codes for proteins and studied the role of genes in cancer, has died.

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Pittsburgh look into how often de novo genes arise and how important they may be.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline for genotyping Alu retrotransposon mobile element insertions, previously undocumented non-coding RNAs, and more.