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Changing Lives Through DNA Genetic Testing
The AGS Blog & Press Releases

Were You Born to Be an Olympian? What ACTN3 Gene Says About Your Potential

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 24, 2017 10:36:16 AM / by Catherine Levesque posted in Genetic Testing 101

For many of us, the closest we’ll come to Olympic glory is watching the games on TV. No matter how hard we work, nor how intensely we train, we’ll never quite reach that level of athletic perfection.

Sound like you? Well here’s some good news - it’s not entirely your fault. Over 1 billion (yes, 1,000,000,000) of us were born at a disadvantage when it comes to speed and power. To understand why this is, we must examine the ACTN3 gene.

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Can a DNA Genetic test tell me what to eat? Some can, some can't...

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 22, 2017 7:48:10 AM / by Nicole Urban posted in Genetic Testing, Diet & Eating

Have you ever wondered what foods your body can and cannot process?


How many times have you self-diagnosed yourself thinking you are lactose intolerant or your body holds fat more so than others? There is a solution to this madness; it’s called a Genetic Health and Wellness testing.

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Dreading Dairy - The MCM6 Gene and Lactose Intolerance and DNA Genetic Testing

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 17, 2017 8:55:06 AM / by Catherine Levesque posted in Genetic Testing 101, Lactose Intolerance

Ah, July. A time for celebration, relaxation, and of course, indulging in the quintessential summer treat - ice cream. For many of us, just thinking about the frozen dessert makes our mouth water. For others, it evokes memories of upset stomachs and sprints to the bathroom. But why is it that some of us have such adverse reactions to this dairy product, while others are fine?

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Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat? A Look at LEPR Gene

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 13, 2017 9:34:33 PM / by Catherine Levesque posted in Genetic Testing 101, Leptin Receptors

Genetics 101: Background Info

Located deep within chromosome 1, the LEPR gene influences adipose tissue (fat) mass in humans. It does so by encoding for the production of leptin receptor, a protein highly involved in body weight regulation.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 6, 2017 9:40:11 AM / by Josh Weiss posted in About AGS

(Scottsdale, Arizona - July 6, 2017) – Advanced Genomic Solutions (AGS) has announced it added two leaders to further business development and operations. The company has hired Matt Keister as the Chief Operating Officer and Eneko Goya as the Director of Business Development.

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