Not even a month after announcing a reagent supply agreement with OncoMethylome Sciences, LabCorp has announced the commercial availability of the Methylation-Specific PCR Assay for monitoring the methylation status of Vimentin DNA. Marketed as ColoSure(TM) by LabCorp, the MSP Assay is being positioned for assessing any stage colorectal cancer in asymptomatic average risk patients who […]
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As if making the air stink and harder to breathe wasn’t enough, researchers in Italy and Boston have found that when certain particulates from traffic exhaust increase, epigenetic effects can increase. They looked at the percent of methylated cytosines in Long Interspersed Nucleotide Elements (LINE-1) repeats, in leukocytes of elderly men taking part in a longitudinal study. […]