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Evotec Delivers an Evoscreen System to Intitut Pasteur Korea

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (GenomeWeb News) - Evotec Technologies has installed one of its "ultra high-throughput" Evoscreen screening systems and two of its Opera imaging readers at the Institut Pasteur Korea, the company announced in late December.

For Germany-based Evotec, the delivery represents the first installation in Asia, "and the first in an academic environment ever, giving us clear visibility of our products in the rapidly growing Asian market," said Rolf Gunther, Evotec CSO.

Financial terms of the agreement were not provided.

The Scan

LINE-1 Linked to Premature Aging Conditions

Researchers report in Science Translational Medicine that the accumulation of LINE-1 RNA contributes to premature aging conditions and that symptoms can be improved by targeting them.

Team Presents Cattle Genotype-Tissue Expression Atlas

Using RNA sequences representing thousands of cattle samples, researchers looked at relationships between cattle genotype and tissue expression in Nature Genetics.

Researchers Map Recombination in Khoe-San Population

With whole-genome sequences for dozens of individuals from the Nama population, researchers saw in Genome Biology fine-scale recombination patterns that clustered outside of other populations.

Myotonic Dystrophy Repeat Detected in Family Genome Sequencing Analysis

While sequencing individuals from a multi-generation family, researchers identified a myotonic dystrophy type 2-related short tandem repeat in the European Journal of Human Genetics.