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Identification of whole blood mRNA and microRNA biomarkers of tissue damage and immune function resulting from amphetamine exposure or heat stroke in adult male rats

February 2019 Authors: Luısa Camacho, Camila S. Silva, Joseph P. Hanig, Robert P. Schleimer, Nysia I. George, John F. Bowyer Info: A report from the USDA and others evaluate the effect of amphetamine and methamphetamine toxicity on immune systems and … more »

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Enhanced detection of circulating tumor DNA by fragment size analysis

November 2018 Authors: Florent Mouliere et al. Info: This study from Cancer Research UK and a large team of collaborators is a continuation of work evaluating circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) and the significance of sub-167 base pair cell-free DNA as … more »

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Small-seq for single-cell small-RNA sequencing

September 2018 Authors: Michael Hagemann-Jensen, Ilgar Abdullayev, Rickard Sandberg and Omid R Faridani Info: A new protocol from researchers at the Karolinska Institutet and the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research outline a method for making small RNA sequencing libraries from … more »

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Genomic and epidemiological monitoring of yellow fever virus transmission potential

August 2018 Authors: N.R. Faria, et al. Info: A large collaboration between international and Brazilian researchers used a suite of epidemiological, spatial, and genomic approaches to characterize Yellow Fever virus transmission in Brazil. The study potentially establishes a framework for … more »

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Highly sensitive detection of mutations in CHO cell recombinant DNA using multi‐parallel single molecule real‐time DNA sequencing

June 2018 Authors: Joseph Cartwright, Karin Anderson, Joseph Longworth, Philip Lobb, and David James Info: To improve the quantitative assessment of recombinant DNA in cell lines, University of Sheffield scientists and collaborators developed a PacBio-based method for high-throughput rDNA sequence … more »

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A Whole Genome Assembly of the Horn Fly, Haematobia irritans, and Prediction of Genes with Roles in Metabolism and Sex Determination

May 2018 Authors: Kranti Konganti, Felix Guerrero, Faye Schilkey, Peter Ngam, et al. Info: Researchers sequenced, assembled, and annotated the genome of horn fly, a blood-feeding insect that preys on cattle. The 1.14 Gb assembly shows the fly is most … more »

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Assembly and annotation of a draft genome sequence for Glycine latifolia, a perennial wild relative of soybean

April 2018 Authors: Qiong Liu, Sungyul Chang, Glen Hartman, and Leslie Domier Info: At the University of Illinois, scientists sequenced a wild perennial relative of the soybean plant, producing a 939 Mb draft assembly using linked reads from a single … more »

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Intact DNA purified from flow-sorted nuclei unlocks the potential of next-generation genome mapping and assembly in Solanum species

April 2018 Authors: Paola Gaiero, Hana Šimková, JanVrána, Federico Santiñaque, et al. Info: Scientists from Wageningen University & Research and other institutions embarked on a project to improve sample prep protocols for obtaining high molecular weight DNA from plant cells … more »

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A Validation Approach of an End-to-End Whole Genome Sequencing Workflow for Source Tracking of Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella enterica

March 2018 Authors: Anne-Catherine Portmann, Coralie Fournier, Johan Gimonet, Catherine Ngom-Bru, et al. Info: Scientists from Nestle Research Center and Nestle Institute of Health Sciences aimed to establish guidelines for whole-genome sequencing used in contamination investigations in the food industry. … more »

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Full-length mRNA sequencing uncovers a widespread coupling between transcription initiation and mRNA processing

March 2018 Authors: Seyed Yahya Anvar, Guy Allard, Elizabeth Tseng, Gloria Sheynkman, et al. Info: Researchers from Leiden University Medical Center and other institutions studied the relationships between transcription initiation and splicing and polyadenylation events in breast cancer cells and … more »

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