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SNP arrays

Researchers working on the Human Functional Genomics Project have begun to unravel genetic relationships and variations in human immune response. 

The company's testing was successful in more than 90 percent of cases over almost four years, and detected a wide variety of abnormalities.

Researchers who developed a DNA displacement and graphene field effect-based method to detect SNPs electrically are setting their sights on implanted probes.

Three major European genomics service providers have founded a consortium to offer cost-effective, whole-genome genotyping on a new Illumina SNP array.

A genome-wide association suggests an African-specific lincRNA allele on chromosome 7 contributes to risk of bloodstream infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Researchers found that using a genetic risk prediction model with non-BRCA-related SNPs could be used with family history to calculate women's breast cancer risk.

A genome-wide association study involving more than 4,000 dogs uncovered new genetic associations and pointed to strategies for future disease studies.

The results showed that syndromic forms of autism are more likely when children have alterations of genes in the mGluR pathway.

The company is also planning a new round of financing, and, with consent, banking its samples with the long-term goal of establishing an Indian biorepository.

Following its decision to focus on genomics products, OGT will license its SNP probes to help BMGL extend the technology throughout its genomic services.


Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.

In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.