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2012-01-04 06:22:32

Smoking is a well-known risk factor for lung cancer, but about 25% of all lung cancer patients have never smoked. According to this study, a gene fusion event could explain a significant proportion of these lung cancer cases, and may serve as a target for new therapies.

2011-06-15 07:00:00

BRANFORD, Connecticut, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The deadly E.

2011-04-01 06:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC/BB: TBIO) announced today that its scientists have completed studies employing the company's high-sensitivity cancer mutation assays using two proprietary technologies, Ice COLD-PCR and BLOCker(TM)-Sequencing.

2011-03-29 09:51:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transgenomic, Inc.

2011-01-11 09:17:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SeqWright Inc., a world-wide leader in custom genomic and molecular biology services, continues to make significant strides to position itself as the Next-Generation Sequencing Provider of choice for 2011.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.