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New Products: Lexogen's QuantSeq 3' mRNA-Seq Library Prep


Lexogen has released its QuantSeq 3' mRNA-Seq Library Prep Kit for Thermo Fisher's Ion Torrent instruments. The kit requires 5 ng of input total RNA, provides strand-specificty of greater than 99.9 percent, and takes just 2 hours of hands-on time, according to the company.

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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.