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Illumina has launched several products related to its MiSeq platform, including TruSeq Custom Amplicon Kits, Nextera DNA sample prep kits, and its BaseSpace Cloud Environment for storage and analysis.

In addition to providing its existing services offerings, the company plans to use its software and expertise in microbial genomics to develop new microbial production systems for use in the fermentation industry.

Integrated Genomics said that an Illinois-based corporation called IG Assets last month purchased rights to the company and all associated intellectual property.

Integrated Genomics, based in Arlington Heights, Ill., provides microbial genomics research products and services, including custom sequencing and genome closing services.

The company will use the funds to relocate to the state and to buy new equipment.

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.