triplet repeat-primed PCR Asuragen Fragile X Diagnostic Test Gets FDA Authorization The firm's AmplideX Fragile X Dx and Carrier Screen Kit is intended to help diagnose fragile X syndrome and assess parental risk of having a child with the syndrome. Australian Study Highlights Carrier Screening Impacts in Reproductive Context Carrier screens for cystic fibrosis, fragile X syndrome, and spinal muscular atrophy detected carrier status in one in 20 individuals and led to diagnoses in seven pregnancies. Asuragen to Develop IVD Kits on Thermo Fisher Scientific's CE Platform Under the collaboration, Asuragen will develop diagnostic kits for analyzing repeat sequences using Thermo Fisher's 3500 Dx Series Genetic Analyzer CS2 instrument. ARUP Adapts Triplet Repeat PCR Method for Huntington's Testing, Eliminating Need for Southern Blot Premium Utah's ARUP Laboratories has replaced its previous approach to PCR-based Huntington's disease testing with a triple repeat primed PCR method developed by ARUP's' Elaine Lyon. Quest Pulls Ahead in Fragile X Test Race with NY State DoH Approval Premium With the approval, Quest can offer the test to physicians in New York as well as in all other US states, as New York is the only state with an independent regulatory review process for lab-developed tests. May 20, 2010 PCR-Based Fragile X Tests Abound, but Will There be a Market? Premium May 6, 2010 University of Utah's ARUP Labs, Celera Develop PCR-Based Assay for Fragile X Expanded Alleles Premium Breaking News Oppenheimer, BTIG Initiate Coverage of MDxHealth at Outperform, Buy Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Invitae, Beckman Coulter, Ancient DNA, and More Radiomics, OncoDNA Partner to ID Lung Cancer Biomarkers IndyGeneUS AI Acquires Genetic Cryptocurrency Creator EncrypGen Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort Proteomic Profiling With Two Platforms Provides Complementary Gene, Protein, Phenotype Links The Scan Comfort of Home The Guardian reports that AstraZeneca is to run more clinical trials from people's homes with the aim of increasing participant diversity. Keep Under Control Genetic technologies are among the tools suggested to manage invasive species and feral animals in Australia, Newsweek says. Just Make It The New York Times writes that there is increased interest in applying gene synthesis to even more applications. Nucleic Acids Research Papers on OncoDB, mBodyMap, Genomicus In Nucleic Acids Research this week: database to analyze large cancer datasets, human body microbe database, and more.