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2014-01-09 04:20:58

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies (NASDAQ: LIFE) has completed a multi-year license and supply agreement with Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, that gives Quest rights to develop molecular tests on the Ion Torrent(TM) next-generation sequencing platform. Under the agreement, Quest may use the platform and related consumables to independently develop new tests for numerous areas of their...

2014-01-09 00:20:05

Source: A*STARA*STAR-led international consortium completely decodes the first shark-familymember genomeSingapore, Jan 9, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists at A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) led an international team of researchers that sequenced and analysed the genome of the elephant shark. A comparison of the elephant shark genome with human and other vertebrate genomes revealed why the skeleton of sharks consists entirely of cartilage instead of bones. The...

2014-01-08 16:24:41

DUBLIN, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghktcn/metabolomics) has announced the addition of the "Global Metabolomics Market Report 2013 - Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ghktcn/metabolomics ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Over the last decade, genomics and proteomics have been used as key tools to discover...

Elephant Shark DNA Decoded
2014-01-08 15:35:28

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists has deciphered the genetic blueprint of the elephant shark - the oldest living animal in the cartilaginous fish family and the first to have its DNA decoded. Among fish, cartilaginous fish such as sharks and rays stand out because their skeleton is not made of bones. Their body is supported instead by cartilage, a flexible tissue that resembles muscle. Analysis of the elephant shark’s DNA...

2014-01-07 16:25:02

Canine research could lead to earlier diagnoses and treatments for children with autism WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, one out of every 88 children in the United States is diagnosed with some form of autism, with these numbers steadily rising over the last decade. Alarmingly, it is believed that now one of every 54 young boys has some form of the disease. Though the instances of children on the autism spectrum are increasing year to year, the amount...

2014-01-07 08:41:58

- Prominent Silicon Valley Information Technology Investors at Forefront of Life Sciences Cloud Computing for Next Generation Sequencing and Genomics - SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maverix Biomics, Inc., a leading provider of software for next-generation sequencing genomic data analysis, today announced that it has closed a $6 million Series A funding round. The company's pioneering flagship offering, the Maverix Analytic Platform, simplifies complex big data...

2014-01-07 08:24:53

OMICS Group is proud to announce the acquisition of the International Journal of Emergency Mental Health (IJEMH), a research based journal of mental health emergency and mental health crises HENDERSON, Nev., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMICS Group proudly announces the acquisition of International Journal of Emergency Health (IJEMH), a mental health emergency or mental health crisis research based journal. IJEMH, OMICS Group's latest acquisition, is a MEDLINE indexed journal which...

2014-01-06 23:02:30

In-demand research report “Molecular Diagnostics in Cancer Testing” drawn up by TriMark Publications LLC (TriMark) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Nowadays, molecular diagnostics (MD) represents a promising area of research and medicine, which is witnessing tremendous technology advancements alongside the emergence of novel applications. The range of technologies associated with MD includes, amid others, gene expression...

2014-01-06 16:23:01

Researchers will synthesize molecules to support the new field of metabolomics MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has received a $4.5 million contract from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Metabolite Standards Synthesis Center to prepare molecules for researchers to use in the emerging field of metabolomics. Like genomics and proteomics, which study the collective characterization...

2014-01-03 16:22:20

GenoVive Offers Weight Loss Strategies Tailored to Individuals' Genetic Profiles NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Losing weight is the most popular New Year's resolution for 2014, but research shows that only eight percent of people are successful in achieving their resolutions. People fall back into old habits and give up when they do not see immediate results. A new company, GenoVive, is seeking to change the way we look at eating using the latest gene-based technology....