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SeqWright To Use ABI's SOLiD Next-Gen Sequencer for Services Offering

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - SeqWright has purchased a SOLiD genetic analyzer from Applied Biosystems for use in its sequencing services offering, the Houston-based company said yesterday.
 
The company said the next-generation sequencer will enhance its abilities to perform services such as whole-genome sequencing, re-sequencing, transcriptome analysis, small RNA discovery, SNP detection, and epigenomic and metagenomic studies.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

The Scan

Could Mix It Up

The US Food and Drug Administration is considering a plan that would allow for the mixing-and-matching of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and boosters, the New York Times says.

Closest to the Dog

New Scientist reports that extinct Japanese wolf appears to be the closest known wild relative of dogs.

Offer to Come Back

The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back.

PNAS Papers on Myeloid Differentiation MicroRNAs, Urinary Exosomes, Maize Domestication

In PNAS this week: role of microRNAs in myeloid differentiation, exosomes in urine, and more.