Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12, Secretor Status and Ancestry Raw Data

The Opus 23 genetic interpretation software [1] checks for ABH secretor status as part of the hereditary genetics algorithms. Knowing whether your client is a secretor or non-secretor is important for many reasons, one being that non-secretors have increased levels of…

Don't Fall into the Methyl Trap!

Don’t Fall into the Methyl Trap!

Methyl trapping is a situation in which folate becomes trapped and unusable by the body. It is defined as a functional folate deficiency that alters homocysteine metabolism such that folate–dependent resynthesis of methionine is compromised. Methyl trapping was originally described in…

Client-friendly reporting

Client-friendly reporting

I designed Opus 23 Pro to serve two user audiences: the physician who works in the development environment to generate and curate information; and the client, who represents the end-user of that information. Both have widely differing needs and points…