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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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Preprint Roundup: Long-Read Sequencing, ddRAD-seq, and a New Look at Viruses

We always keep our eyes peeled for interesting new research from scientists using Sage Science automated DNA size selection instruments, and several recent preprints caught our attention. Here’s a look: Nanopore Sequencing Reveals High-Resolution Structural Variation in the Cancer Genome … more »

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ddRAD-seq Study Explores Behavioral Roles in Speciation

A new preprint from the Hoekstra lab at Harvard makes great use of the double digest RAD-seq protocol to better understand reproductive barriers and speciation in closely related species of mice. Since it was the Hoekstra lab that gave us … more »

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quaddRAD: a new high-multiplexing and PCR duplicate removal ddRAD protocol produces novel evolutionary insights in a nonradiating cichlid lineage

May 2017 Authors: Franchini P, Monné Parera D, Kautt AF, Meyer A Info: Scientists from the University of Konstanz modified the original ddRAD-seq protocol to make it faster, more cost-effective, and higher-capacity. They report results from validating the new method … more »

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Minimum sample sizes for population genomics: an empirical study from an Amazonian plant species

February 2017 Authors: Alison G. Nazareno, Jordan B. Bemmels, Christopher W. Dick, Lúcia G. Lohmann Info: Scientists in Michigan and São Paulo, Brazil, performed ddRAD-seq on two separate populations of Amphirrhox longifolia to determine how many SNPs and organisms have … more »

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Genetic diversity of Atlantic Bluefin tuna in the Mediterranean Sea: insights from genome-wide SNPs and microsatellites

February 2017 Authors: Aglaia Antoniou, Panagiotis Kasapidis, Georgios Kotoulas, Constantinos C. Mylonas and Antonios Magoulas Info: Scientists from the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research used ddRAD-seq to analyze genome-wide SNPs in the Atlantic Bluefin tuna, with the goal of understanding … more »

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Whole Genome Amplification and Reduced-Representation Genome Sequencing of Schistosoma japonicum Miracidia

January 2017 Authors: Jonathan A. Shortt, Daren C. Card, Drew R. Schield, Yang Liu, Bo Zhong, Todd A. Castoe, Elizabeth J. Carlton, and David D. Pollock Info: Researchers used ddRAD-seq to study the schistosome species S. japonicum miracidia, finding that … more »

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At the University of Florida, SageELF Delivers Better Sizing for ddRAD-seq and Long-Read Pipelines

Clients of the NextGen DNA Sequencing core at the University of Florida in Gainesville rely on Scientific Director David Moraga Amador to find and validate the best technologies for their projects. In addition to bringing in the best sequencers, that … more »

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RADcap: sequence capture of dual-digest RADseq libraries with identifiable duplicates and reduced missing data

August 2016 Authors: Hoffberg SL, Kieran TJ, Catchen JM, Devault A, Faircloth BC, Mauricio R, Glenn TC Info: In this methods paper, scientists combine double-digest RAD-seq with capture technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency. The protocol, which was validated … more »

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PELE-seq Increases SNP Calling Accuracy by Reducing Sequencing Errors

Scientists at the University of Oregon have published a new method to detect PCR and sequencing errors that should help other researchers track rare SNPs with greater accuracy. PELE-seq, which gets our vote for best new protocol name, can be … more »

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