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Early-access users have used IDT's rhAmpSeq technology to create genetic marker maps for plants and to validate off target events in gene editing.

 

CRISPR technology has made its way around the world, but in the wake of the He Jiankui controversy, the industry is asking what recourse it has against misuse.

The assay has been developed for research purposes, as a higher-throughput and lower-cost alternative to similar commercially available tests.

Within diagnostics, Beckman Coulter saw core revenue growth in the low-single digits, while Cepheid was up in the double digits for the quarter.

The company's Life Sciences segment was up 17 percent year over year, while its Diagnostics business grew 8 percent.

IDT will operate as a standalone company within Danaher's Life Sciences segment after the close of the deal, which is expected to occur in mid-2018.

Aldevron will manufacture IDT's patented S. pyogenes HiFi Cas9 mutant for research, clinical, and commercial uses.

The companies will develop a portfolio of indexed adapters specifically designed for multiplex NGS and optimized for use on Illumina systems such as the NovaSeq.

The agreement provides researchers with local customer care, and allows them to order reagents from within the country rather than importing them. 

The technology has been a core capability of the firm, which is expanding its suite of products to address the broader needs of genomics researchers.

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Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.

Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.

Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.

In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.