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Mar 11, 2021 | staff reporter NEW YORK — Whole-genome sequencing could serve as an alternative to cytogenetic analysis for acute myeloid leukemia or myelodysplastic syndromes, a new study has found.
Mar 23, 2021 | staff reporter NEW YORK – Using genetic data for thousands of individuals from the Finnish population, an international team has tracked down more than a dozen loci linked to cardiometabolic traits, including two previously unappreciated structural variant (SV) sites that appear to have particularly strong ties to specific traits.
Alex L Yenkin, John C Bramley, Jason E Waligorski, Colin L Kremitzki, Mariel J Liebeskind, Xinyuan E Xu, Maria A Vakaki, Vinay Chandrasekaran, Robi David Mitra, Jeffrey D Milbrandt, William J Buchser MGI identified subtle mitochondrial phenotypes & physically captured individual cells with single point mutations.
Michele Munz ST. LOUIS — Washington University researchers are among the first to show that whole genome sequencing, which used to be time-consuming and expensive, can be used routinely in patient care.
Sequencing results returned in a few days; costs similar to conventional testing by Julia Evangelou Strait•March 10, 2021