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The court ordered the molecular diagnostic company to stop offering the Fetalis test it started offering in Germany this summer, which is based on Ariosa's technology.

The lead investigators said that Foundation Medicine's NGS test will enable the beginning of targeted treatment within seven days of diagnosis. 

Expression profiles of 1,900 B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia cases point to the presence of a subtype marked by rearrangements in transcription factor DUX4.

Under the terms of the agreement, Q2 Solutions will develop companion diagnostics on Illumina's MiSeqDx instrument.

The Shanghai-based biotechnology firm uses Illumina sequencing technology to conduct microbiome studies and test clinical samples.

Human cancer-related gene, its encoded products and applications
Systems and methods for detecting an analyte of interest in a sample using filters and microstructured surfaces
Materials and methods for diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring of recurrence, and assessment of therapeutic/prophylactic treatment of pancreatobiliary cancer
Long-range barcode labeling-sequencing
Compositions and methods for nucleotide sequencing
Amplification methods to minimise sequence specific bias

In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.

A cancer researcher retracts 19 articles from one journal for image manipulation, according to Retraction Watch.

Precision medicine has to consider context in addition to genetic mutations in cancer treatment, Medscape reports.

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

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