The deal covers distribution of Dovetail's genome assembly services in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Myanmar.
By combining in vivo and in vitro proximity ligation technologies, highly accurate and contiguous genomes can help accelerate more traditional, genetic-marker based crop breeding.
The distribution agreement covers Dovetail's genome assembly services for plant, animal, and microbial genomes.
As part of a broader analysis, Genome 10K researchers compared hummingbird genome assemblies with Phase Genomics Hi-C and Dovetail Genomics Hi-C.
The agreement gives Tomy exclusive rights to market and distribute Dovetail's genome assembly services to researchers in Japan.
The companies will combine Dovetail's genome assembly services with PacBio's SMRT sequencing and de novo assembly tools.
The companies will co-promote Dovetail's in vitro proximity ligation-based libraries specifically prepared for Illumina sequencing platforms.
The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.
Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.
In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.
China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.