US Patent No. 8,889,860

3'-OH unblocked, fast photocleavable terminating nucleotides and methods for nucleic acid sequencing
Nov 21, 2014

Lasergen has been awarded US Patent No. 8,889,860, "3'-OH unblocked, fast photocleavable terminating nucleotides and methods for nucleic acid sequencing."

Brian Stupi, Hong Li, Weidong Wu, Megan Hersh, David Hertzog, Sidney Morris, and Michael Metzker are named as the inventors.

An opinion piece at Bloomberg discusses China's stance on genomic research.

Genetic ancestry testing can affect a person's sense of identity, the New York Times Magazine writes.

Nebula Genomics is launching its genome sequencing service for free for people who provide certain information about themselves, the Boston Globe reports.

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