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Ingestible Osmotic Pill for In‐vivo Sampling of Gut Microbiome

July 2019 Authors: Hojatollah Rezaei Nejad, Bruno C. M. Oliveira, Aydin Sadeqi, Amin Dehkharghani, Ivanela Kondova Jan A. M. Langermans, Jeffrey S. Guasto, Saul Tzipori, Giovanni Widmer, Sameer R. Sonkusale Info: From Engineering and Nano Labs at Tufts University, and … more »

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Systematic sequencing of chloroplast transcript termini from Arabidopsis thaliana reveals >200 transcription initiation sites and the extensive imprints of RNA-binding proteins and secondary structures

April 2019 Authors: Benoît Castandet, Arnaud Germain, Amber M. Hotto, and David B. Stern Info: Researchers present a protocol called Terminome-Seq that they developed to catalog RNA transcript termini in chloroplast DNA of Arabidopsis thaliana. RNA-seq libraries are prepared for … more »

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Museum epigenomics: characterizing cytosine methylation in historic museum specimens

April 2019 Authors: Tricia L. Rubi, L. Lacey Knowles, Ben Dantzer Info: In this preprint, researchers developed method the study epigenetic markers on historically preserved deer mouse specimens using ddRAD-seq and bisulfite sequencing. The oldest group of specimens was 76 … more »

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Transposon insertion profiling by sequencing (TIPseq) for mapping LINE-1 insertions in the human genome

March 2019 Authors: Jared P. Steranka, Zuojian Tang, Mark Grivainis, Cheng Ran Lisa Huang, Lindsay M. Payer, Fernanda O. R. Rego, Thiago Luiz Araujo Miller, Pedro A. F. Galante, Sitharam Ramaswami, Adriana Heguy, David Fenyö, Jef D. Boeke & Kathleen … 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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Tracking Chikungunya: New Study Traces Outbreak Path

A team of scientists in Brazil, along with collaborators in the U.S. and Europe, used diagnostics and metagenomic sequencing to reconstruct the transmission path of a recent outbreak of chikungunya virus in Maceió. We were honored to donate some lab … more »

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Spread of Chikungunya Virus East/Central/South African Genotype in Northeast Brazil

October 2017 Authors: Antonio Charlys da Costa, Julien Thézé, Shirley Cavalcante Vasconcelos Komninakis, Rodrigo Lopes Sanz-Duro, et al. Info: Scientists in Brazil and collaborators in the U.S. and Europe traced the transmission path of a recent chikungunya virus outbreak. They … more »

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Single molecule counting and assessment of random molecular tagging errors with transposable giga-scale error-correcting barcodes

September 2017 Authors: Billy Lau and Hanlee Ji Info: Scientists aimed to address errors that occur with conventional molecular barcodes for RNA-seq workflows. They developed transposable error-correcting barcodes with tens of billions of unique labels and found that this approach … more »

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Intestinal Enteroendocrine Lineage Cells Possess Homeostatic and Injury-Inducible Stem Cell Activity

July 2017 Authors: Kelley Yan, Olivier Gevaert, Grace Zheng, Benedict Anchang, et al. Info: In this project from scientists at Stanford University School of Medicine and other institutions, comparative RNA-seq was used to analyze putative mouse intestinal stem cells. The … more »

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Differential regulation of miRNA and mRNA expression in the myocardium of Nrf2 knockout mice

July 2017 Authors: Justin Quiles, Madhusudhanan Narasimhan, Gobinath Shanmugam, Brett Milash, John Hoidal, and Namakkal Rajasekaran Info: Scientists from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and other institutions studied a gene previously associated with oxidative stress, analyzing differential expression in … more »

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