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AACC: Mass Spec Continues to Make Inroads
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The need for accurate, robust, and easy-to-use diagnostic tools was a common theme at this year’s AACC, which, in its 69th year, drew a record-breaking 21,300 attendees to San Diego.

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Key Challenges and Pain Points in the Global Laboratory Market
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To better understand the key challenges and pain points in the global laboratory market, Agilent commissioned Frost & Sullivan to carry out an independent survey of 700 scientists across the laboratory employee spectrum. Here we highlight a selection of the survey’s key findings.

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Industrializing Proteomics to Transform the Future of Healthcare
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With very few biomarkers having made it into clinical practice, we find out how some proteomics laboratories are using a factory-type set up to get more biomarkers into the clinic, faster.

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ctDNA as a Blood-based Biomarker for Immunotherapy Response
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Researchers recently evaluated whether a blood-based biomarker detected by ddPCR could indicate how well patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) respond to immunotherapies.

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Applied Proteogenomics: A New Weapon in the War Against Cancer
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The complexities of tumor genomes are rapidly being uncovered, but how they are regulated into functional proteomes remains poorly understood, until now.

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Improving Cells through Gene Editing
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The advent of gene editing techniques has generated more excitement in biology and medicine than any discovery since polymerase chain reaction thirty years ago. By allowing the removal or addition of nearly any gene into any cell, gene editing circumvents tedious, lengthy development of cell lines for research and biomanufacturing.

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Microfluidics for Single Cell Analysis of CTCs
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Here we take a look at the use of microfluidic devices in the isolation and analysis of circulating tumor cells.

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CRISPR: Emerging applications for genome editing technology
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CRISPR gene editing is the ultimate toolbox for genetic manipulation with a whole host of potential applications.

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Mass spectrometry: Bringing Precision and Clarity to Precision Medicine
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Mass spec systems are helping biomedical researchers gain deeper insight into the mechanisms of disease progression and therapeutic intervention, but the sheer volume and complexity of samples are challenging instrument makers to innovate.

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Software Introductions at ASMS 2017 Focus on Workflow and Automated Analysis
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The introduction of powerful, but user-friendly, software designed to help ease workflow and help automate data analysis at ASMS’s annual meeting highlighted the importance of workflow solutions beyond instrumentation and consumables.

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