NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Berry Genomics announced today that it has formed a collaboration with BioNano Genomics to develop assays for the detection of chromosomal variations for the Chinese market.

Under the terms of their deal, the companies will co-develop assays that incorporate BioNano's Irys next-generation mapping platform, which is designed to image, map, and analyze DNA at the single-molecule level to reveal structural variation and aid in genome assembly.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers have sequenced the northern white rhinoceros to gauge whether it could be brought back from the edge of extinction, the New York Times reports.

Bavaria expands its forensic genetic analyses to include DNA phenotyping, raising discrimination concerns.

Tufts University researchers found a role for miRNA in transmitting stress between generations, the Economist reports.

In Science this week: gut microbiome influences liver cancer growth, spread; and more.