Bioo Scientific has launched the NextFlex Cell Free DNA-Seq kit for preparing Illumina libraries from low amounts of circulating tumor DNA or cell-free fetal DNA. According to the company, the kit can be used with 1 nanogram of DNA to construct libraries within two hours or less.
Lab7 Systems has released a beta version of its next-generation sequencing data workflow management software platform, available for download to early-access users from the company's website. The company is planning updates to the software every four to six weeks.
An analysis aimed at establishing a baseline understanding of the small, exosome-bound RNAs present in typical blood samples is also offering insights into the performance of the existing methods used to make libraries of the small RNAs found within the membrane-bound vesicles.
DNAStar has released Lasergene 11, sequence assembly software that is available both in the Amazon Cloud and on desktop computers. Other improvements include the new application MegAlignPro and enhanced copy number variation analysis capability.