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GENOME SEQUENCE OF BACILLUS ANTHRACIS TYPING PHAGE AP631

Abstract AP631, a virulent bacteriophage of Bacillus anthracis , is widely used in China to identify anthrax bacteria. In this study,...

GENETIC VARIABILITY IS PRESERVED AMONG STRONGLY DIFFERENTIATED AND GEOGRAPHICALLY DIVERSE ALMOND GERMPLASM: AN ASSESSMENT BY SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEAT MARKERS

Abstract Eighty-six almond accessions of diverse geographic origin, ranging from Central Asia to the USA, were genotyped in 15 simple...

 
 
 

HIGH FREQUENCY OF PATHOGENIC AND RARE SEQUENCE VARIANTS IN DIABETES-RELATED GENES AMONG RUSSIAN PATIENTS WITH DIABETES IN PREGNANCY

Abstract Aims Diabetes in pregnancy may be associated with monogenic defects of beta-cell function, frequency of which depends on ethnicity,...

One For All: HiFi Long Reads for de Novo Assembly and Comprehensive Variant Detection

ONE FOR ALL: HIFI LONG READS FOR DE NOVO ASSEMBLY AND COMPREHENSIVE VARIANT DETECTION

CCS read protocol We're excited to report on new SMRT Sequencing advances that will ultimately help users generate extremely accurate,...

 
 
 
Webinar Recap: SMRT Sequencing offers Many Advantages for Microbial Research

WEBINAR RECAP: SMRT SEQUENCING OFFERS MANY ADVANTAGES FOR MICROBIAL RESEARCH

According to many, PacBio is the new “gold standard” in microbial sequencing. Chief Scientific Officer Jonas Korlach notes that its...

MSC: A METAGENOMIC SEQUENCE CLASSIFICATION ALGORITHM

AbstractMotivationMetagenomics is the study of genetic materials directly sampled from natural habitats. It has the potential to reveal...

 
 
 

COMPLETE GENOME SEQUENCE OF CAULOBACTER FLAVUS RHGG3 T , A TYPE SPECIES OF THE GENUS CAULOBACTER WITH PLANT GROWTH-PROMOTING TRAITS AND HEAVY METAL RESISTANCE

Abstract Caulobacter flavus RHGG3 T , a novel type species in the genus Caulobacter , originally isolated from rhizosphere soil of...

DNA STARTUP ROSWELL GETS $32M FOR GENE SEQUENCING NANOTECH - THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE

Roswell Biotechnologies, a life-science upstart in San Diego, has secured $32 million from investors to develop an unusual new way...

 
 
 
Scientists Resolve Epilepsy-Causing Repeat Expansion with Sequel System

SCIENTISTS RESOLVE EPILEPSY-CAUSING REPEAT EXPANSION WITH SEQUEL SYSTEM

Scientists in Japan report using the unique properties of SMRT Sequencing to detect a structural variant responsible for a hereditary...

SMRT Grant Winner: Uncovering the Metabolic Secrets of Hibernation

SMRT GRANT WINNER: UNCOVERING THE METABOLIC SECRETS OF HIBERNATION

What has four legs, lots of fat and fur, and will possibly help uncover novel mechanisms to combat diabetes? Grizzly bears! If humans...

 
 
 

A COMPREHENSIVE MULTIPLEX PCR BASED EXOME-SEQUENCING ASSAY FOR RAPID BLOODSPOT CONFIRMATION OF INBORN ERRORS OF METABOLISM

Abstract Background Tandem mass spectrometry and simple fluorometric assays are currently used in newborn screening programs to detect...

Sophia Genetics bags $77M Series E, with 850+ hospitals signed up to its “data-driven medicine”

SOPHIA GENETICS BAGS $77M SERIES E, WITH 850+ HOSPITALS SIGNED UP TO ITS “DATA-DRIVEN MEDICINE”

Another sizeable cash injection for big data biotech: Sophia Genetics has announced a $77M Series E funding round, bringing its total...

 
 
 

NCLCOMPARATOR: SYSTEMATICALLY POST-SCREENING NON-CO-LINEAR TRANSCRIPTS IDENTIFIED FROM VARIOUS DETECTORS

Abstract Background Non-co-linear transcripts consist of exonic sequences that are topologically inconsistent with the reference genome...

SEQUENCE-TAGGED SITE-BASED DIAGNOSTIC MARKERS LINKED TO A NOVEL ANTHRACNOSE RESISTANCE GENE RCT1 IN CHILI PEPPER

Abstract Anthracnose, caused by Colletotrichum spp. is the most devastating disease of chili in the tropical and subtropical regions...

 
 
 

A BENCHMARK STUDY OF SEQUENCE ALIGNMENT METHODS FOR PROTEIN CLUSTERING

Protein sequence alignment analyses have become a crucial step for many bioinformatics studies during the past decades. Multiple sequence...

A Truly Beginner Yoga Sequence to Stretch You Out

A TRULY BEGINNER YOGA SEQUENCE TO STRETCH YOU OUT

"I'm not flexible enough" is one of the most common reasons people say they won't come to my yoga class. But that's the whole point...

 
 
 

GFAVIZ: FLEXIBLE AND INTERACTIVE VISUALIZATION OF GFA SEQUENCE GRAPHS

AbstractSummaryThe Graphical Fragment Assembly formats are emerging standard formats for the representation of sequence graphs. While...

LINKING SEQUENCE PATTERNS AND FUNCTIONALITY OF ALPHA-HELICAL ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES

AbstractMotivationThe rational design of antimicrobial peptides with increased therapeutic potential requires deep understanding of...

 
 
 

BIOINFORMATICS TOOLS TO ASSESS METAGENOMIC DATA FOR APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

Abstract The reduction of the price of DNA sequencing has resulted in the emergence of large data sets to handle and analyze, especially...

HODCA: HIGHER ORDER DIRECT-COUPLING ANALYSIS

Direct-coupling analysis is a method for protein contact prediction from sequence information alone. Its underlying principle is parameter...