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Co-discoverers of the link between the gene EIF2AK4 and specific types of pulmonary hypertension, Intermountain and ARUP are now collaborating to offer clinical testing.

Under the terms of the settlement, Illumina and co-plaintiffs can request up to five audits of Oxford Nanopore's products.

The company recently released an RUO RNA extraction kit, and plans to launch a liquid biopsy pan-cancer test and disease-specific NGS panels later this year.

A comparative genomics study suggests ants with obligate mutualist relationships to plants may have higher rates of molecular evolution than generalist ants.

The researchers plan to use their method to study neural transmission in disease and will also offer the technique as a service for other neuroscience labs.

Apparatus and method for biologic sample rapid collection and recovery device, and convenient storage
Methods and compositions for determining nucleic acid degradation
Endonucleases
Method of amplifying nucleic acid sequences
Methods and compositions for sequence-specific purification and multiplex analysis of nucleic acids
Method for genetic identification of unknown organisms

In Nature this week: SNP reference panel from the Haplotype Reference Consortium, and more.

Halloran Consulting's Laurie Halloran lists at Stat News the mistakes she sees startup companies make when pursuing a clinical trial.

MIT researchers are using bees to collect and visualize urban microbiome samples, Wired reports.

Reliance on Excel leads to errors in gene name lists, a new Genome Biology paper reports.

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