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SeqWright Adds NimbleGen Arrays to Services Offering

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SeqWright has added Roche NimbleGen's Sequence Capture microarray technology to its offering of services using 454's Genome Sequencer FLX platform.

According to Roche, SeqWright will now be able to offer "the most advanced and comprehensive targeted resequencing services available." SeqWright's customers will be able to receive services using the Nimblegen 2.1M Human Exome Array or custom targeted human resequencing services for regions ranging from 100kb up to 30Mb.

"As a CLIA certified facility, providing this service will enable applications of targeted resequencing and whole-exome sequencing from disease pathway studies to cancer research and much more," Fei Lu, CEO of SeqWright, said in a statement.

The Scan

Plan Rebuffed

The Associated Press reports China has rejected the World Health Organization's proposal to include the lab-leak theory in the next phase of its investigation into the origins of SARS-CoV-2.

Opossum Change

Researchers from Riken have used CRISPR to edit marsupial genomes, as Technology Review reports.

In the Ice

Cosmos magazine reports that researchers have uncovered more than two dozen ancient viruses in a Tibetan glacier.

Nature Papers Present Method to Uncover Differential RNA Modifications, Neutrophils in Innate Immune Response

In Nature this week: computational approach to identifying differential RNA modifications, and more.