Genomic Precision

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Introducing A New Reference Material for KRAS Molecular Testing

Seraseq FFPE Tumor KRAS Reference Material Kit

Posted by Matt Ryder on Jan 31, 2017 3:45:00 PM

During my time spent in academia, I studied in a laboratory focused on molecular switches.  Although cellular signaling cascades appear as nothing more than incomprehensible spiderwebs when viewed graphically, the concept is very straightforward: certain molecules can act to regulate cellular processes by functioning like electrical switches.  Just as light switches in your home complete or break a circuit to control the flow of electrical current, molecular switches such as Ras GTPases (PDF) control whether certain signals can elicit a cellular response.

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Topics: Molecular Testing, oncogene, New Reference Material, Tri-Con, Variant Allele Frequencies, EGFR, KRAS

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