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genome vs exome

Genome, Exome… What’s the Difference?

Genome sequencing is all over the news lately, especially with commercial companies offering sequencing to explore a customer's ethnic background, recommended diets and fitness plans, and reveal what kinds of diseases they might potentially…
cancer

Genome Sequencing and the End of Cancer

Modern genomics and biotechnology have blown open doors for research on many diseases once considered a guaranteed death sentence for those who were diagnosed with them. Years ago, the only treatments for a cancerous tumor growth may have been…
cardiovascular sequencing

Getting to the Heart of the Problem with Cardiovascular Sequencing

It’s American Heart Month and while heart disease maintains its reign as the single leading cause of death among both men and women in the US, there is ongoing research to help people live longer and healthier lives. From a genetic standpoint,…
HLA typing

Find Your Perfect Match: Using HLA Typing For Successful Organ Transplants

Within clinical environments, making decisions based on precise and comprehensive data is paramount in practicing high-quality medicine. One of the more complex clinical procedures involves organ transplants. Organ transplant surgery, a high-risk…
How to submit a sample for genome sequencing

How to Submit a Sample for Genome Sequencing

At The Sequencing Center, we receive hundreds of samples every month, and while most of the samples are primed and ready for sequencing, it’s easy for our clients to miss some key preparation steps. In order to get the best results from your…
Clinical Research Sequencing
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The Importance of Sequencing Biologic Drugs

It's no secret that developing drugs of any kind isn't an easy process. Between massive R&D efforts, complex clinical trials, long FDA approval times, and strenuous regulatory requirements, it's no wonder drugs cost so much to the end user. With…