Genomics

Spatial patterns of CTCF sites define the anatomy of TADs and their boundaries

4 hours ago   |   Genome Biology

Topologically associating domains are genomic regions of self-interaction. Additionally, it is known that TAD boundaries are enriched in CTCF binding sites. In turn, CTCF sites...
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CRISPR Dominates Genome Editing Market, TALENs Projected to Grow until 2025

9 hours ago   |   ISAAA

The North America genome editing market is expected to reach US$ 4,148.1 Mn in 2025 from US$ 1,234.5 Mn in 2017. The market is estimated to grow with a CAGR of 17.2% from...
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Kansas State University and University of Saskatchewan Team Up to Improve Wheat Using CRISPR

9 hours ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

Kansas State University and the University of Saskatchewan have teamed up to improve the productivity and nutrition of wheat using genome editing technology. Using genome...
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Researchers Review Genome Editing Strategies Used in Developing Rice Disease Resistance

9 hours ago   |   ISAAA

Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences researchers and partners reviewed the current genome editing strategies used to improve rice disease resistance. The article is...
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Researchers Decode Black Mustard Seed Genome Using New Sequencing Technology

9 hours ago   |   ISAAA   |   2 articles

The University of Saskatchewan announced that its team was able to decode the black mustard seed genome using a new technology called Nanopore, which they say can also work for...
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The chromosome-level wintersweet genome provides insights into floral scent biosynthesis and flowering in winter

20 hours ago   |   Genome Biology

Wintersweet , an important ornamental plant, has evolved unique fragrant aroma and winter-flowering properties, which are critical for its successful sexual reproduction...
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A seventeenth-century Mycobacterium tuberculosis genome supports a Neolithic emergence of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex

20 hours ago   |   Genome Biology

Although tuberculosis accounts for the highest mortality from a bacterial infection on a global scale, questions persist regarding its origin. One hypothesis based on modern...
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Mutation-Simulator: Fine-grained simulation of random mutations in any genome

20 hours ago   |   Oxford Journals

AbstractSummaryMutation-Simulator allows the introduction of various types of sequence alterations in reference sequences, with reasonable compute-time even for large...
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In precisionFDA Challenge, PacBio HiFi Reads Outperform Both Short Reads and Noisy Long Reads

In precisionFDA Challenge, PacBio HiFi Reads Outperform Both Short Reads and Noisy Long Reads

22 hours ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

Figure 1. PrecisionFDA Truth Challenge V2 Results. Of the single-technology entries, those that use PacBio HiFi reads delivered the highest accuracy in all categories...
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SMN1 gene copy number analysis for spinal muscular atrophy in a Turkish cohort by CODE-SEQ technology, an integrated solution for detection of SMN1 and SMN2 copy numbers and the “2+0” genotype

1 day ago   |   Springer

Abstract Introduction Spinal muscular atrophy is one of the common autosomal recessive disorders with global heterozygous carrier frequency of 1:50. Due to high carrier...
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Pfizer's Bourla: There's Coronavirus Vaccine Pressure, But It's Not Political

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Bayer Boosts Women's Health Drug Pipeline, Paying $425M for KaNDy

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In precisionFDA Challenge, PacBio HiFi Reads Outperform Both Short Reads and...

In precisionFDA Challenge, PacBio HiFi Reads Outperform Both Short Reads and Noisy Long Reads

Figure 1. PrecisionFDA Truth Challenge V2 Results. Of the single-technology entries, those that use PacBio HiFi reads delivered the highest accuracy in all categories... Read more ...

Keeping Cool Efficiently During Heat Waves

Keeping Cool Efficiently During Heat Waves

Berkeley Lab scientist Iain Walker Heat waves are becoming a more regular occurrence across the country. Iain Walker , Leader of the Residential Building Systems Group at... Read more ...

Roche Gut Disease Drug Produces Mixed Results in Late-Stage Trials

Roche Gut Disease Drug Produces Mixed Results in Late-Stage Trials

Results from four studies within a major Roche-run clinical trials program of an investigational gut disease drug have muddled the antibody's path forward after its performance... Read more ...

International Physicists Join Forces in Hunt for Sterile Neutrinos

International Physicists Join Forces in Hunt for Sterile Neutrinos

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