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AmHPR™ H Pylori Antibiotic Resistance Panel

American Molecular Laboratories (AML) has developed an AmHPR™ H. pylori antibiotic resistance panel. The panel tests all major genes in the H. pylori genome for variants that are associated with antibiotics resistance. The H. pylori antibiotic resistance related genes as listed in the table below. Antibiotic Resistance Related Genes 23S rRNA gyrA rdxA pbp1 16S…

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Liver Fibrosis Risk Equal Parts Genes and Environment

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  • October 23, 2015
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Genes contribute to at least half of the risk of developing not only hepatic steatosis but also hepatic fibrosis, results from a twin study suggest. Identification of new genetic targets that contribute to fibrosis could open the door to new therapeutic approaches for this serious liver disease. “I had anticipated that the heritability of hepatic…