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Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ultra-Long DNA Sequencing Kit

Oxford Nanopore Technologies has released the new Ultra-Long DNA Sequencing Kit, for use in combination with Circulomics' Nanobind Kits.

The transposase-based kit maximizes the quantity of ultra-long reads and enables continuous sequencing of single DNA fragments up to 4.2 Mb. Users can get more than 100 reads over 1 Mb per PromethIon flow cell.

The Scan

NFTs for Genome Sharing

Nature News writes that non-fungible tokens could be a way for people to profit from sharing genomic data.

Wastewater Warning System

Time magazine writes that cities and college campuses are monitoring sewage for SARS-CoV-2, an approach officials hope lasts beyond COVID-19.

Networks to Boost Surveillance

Scientific American writes that new organizations and networks aim to improve the ability of developing countries to conduct SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance.

Genome Biology Papers on Gastric Cancer Epimutations, BUTTERFLY, GUNC Tool

In Genome Biology this week: recurrent epigenetic mutations in gastric cancer, correction tool for unique molecular identifier-based assays, and more.