NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Building on a method that uses toothless Cas9 proteins tagged with a fluorescent protein to track chromosomes, scientists have created a multicolor CRISPR/Cas9-based system to label inter-and intrachromosomal loci in the cell nucleus.

The method provides high-resolution estimates of spatial and temporal relationships between loci in live cells and could reveal the contributions of chromosomal mechanics to diseases like cancer and aneuploidy.

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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.

Sep
26
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This webinar will describe a protocol and proof-of-principle experiments for Cellular Indexing of Transcriptome and Epitopes by Sequencing (CITE-seq).