The company also extended its existing licensing agreement with Genalice, signed in 2013, to improve plant DNA analysis.
The assembly of the agricultural pest Rhizoctonia solani genome was more contiguous and larger than previous short-read assemblies.
The two companies will use KeyGene's technology for the genetic analysis of field and vegetable crops.
The deal allows Floragenex to extend its SBG service offerings to include double digest RAD-Seq in non-commercial and academic research across all species.
The companies began working together in 2012 to validate the read alignment and variant calling technology for use in plant genomics.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – KeyGene today announced it has licensed its sequencing-based genotyping technology to the University of Edinburgh for research purposes.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – KeyGene and Incotec today said they are intensifying their two-year old collaboration to develop SNP assays for additional crops.
Lawrence Livermore National Security has been awarded
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – IGA Techology Services has licensed KeyGene's sequence-based genotyping technology for use in certain fields, the firms said today.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Plant genomics firm KeyGene and startup bioinformatics company Genalice today announced a deal aimed at improving plant DNA analysis.
Startup companies are taking on personalized medicine, CNET reports.
Bruce Booth writes at Life Sci VC that biotech clusters like Boston and San Francisco are getting even more consolidated.
The Verge speaks with Mark and Scott Kelly, who are the subjects of NASA's Twin Study.
In Genome Biology this week: genes linked to Hirschsprung disease, structural variant patterns in autism, and more.