Tag Archives: BluePippin

Structural variants identified by Oxford Nanopore PromethION sequencing of the human genome

June 2019 Authors: De Coster Wouter, De Rijk Peter, De Roeck Arne, De Pooter Tim, D’Hert Svenn, Strazisar Mojca, Kristel Sleegers and Van Broeckhoven Christine Info: Researchers from VIB Center for Molecular Neurology, Antwerp Belgium and University of Antwerp assess … more »

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Effects of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on the differentiation of embryonic stem cells towards pancreatic lineage and pancreatic beta cell function

May 2019 Authors: John A. Kubi, Andy C.H. Chen, Sze Wan Fong, Keng Po Lai, Chris K.C. Wong, William S.B. Yeung, Kai Fai Lee, Yin Lau Lee Info: From the University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Baptist University, this … 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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App Note: BluePippin Sizing Yields Longer MinION Reads

BluePippin users are generating longer reads from their Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencers, as demonstrated in a new app note from our colleagues at Nippon Genetics. The app note showcases a workflow used by Kazuharu Arakawa, an associate professor in the … 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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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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Cost-Effective Microbiome Sequencing with 10x Genomics and Athena Assembler

If you missed Ami Bhatt’s talk at AGBT last month, a bioRxiv preprint is a great way to catch up on her team’s impressive work characterizing microbial communities — from the human gut to the sea floor. Bhatt and her … more »

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Small RNA populations revealed by blocking rRNA fragments in Drosophila melanogaster reproductive tissues

February 2018 Authors: Emily Fowler, Irina Mohorianu, Damian Smith, Tamas Dalmay, Tracey Chapman Info: Scientists present a method for removing highly abundant rRNAs for improved analysis of small RNAs in RNA interference studies. Results showed increased resolution of sRNAs, even … more »

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The DNA Methylome of the Hyperthermoacidophilic Crenarchaeon Sulfolobus acidocaldarius

February 2018 Authors: Mohea Couturier and Ann-Christin Lindås Info: Scientists from Stockholm University investigated the impact of DNA methylation in archaeal genomes by analyzing the complete DNA methylome of S. acidocaldarius using PacBio sequencing. The team used BluePippin to remove … more »

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