US Patent No. 9,434,974

Installation of genomes or partial genomes into cells or cell-like systems
Sep 07, 2016

Synthetic Genomics has been awarded US Patent No. 9,434,974, "Installation of genomes or partial genomes into cells or cell-like systems."

Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.

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With the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), genomes sequencing has been democratized over the last decades with the detection of genomic alterations, thus replacing Sanger sequencing.