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In Print: Last Week's Sequencing-Related Papers of Note: Jan 10, 2012


Genome-wide occupancy links Hoxa2 to Wnt-β-catenin signaling in mouse embryonic development.
Donaldson IJ, Amin S, Hensman JJ, Kutejova E, et al.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan 5. [Epub ahead of print]

ABrowse — a customizable next-generation genome browser framework.
Kong L, Wang J, Zhao S, Gu X, et al.
BMC Bioinformatics. 2012 Jan 5;13(1):2.

Genome-wide DNA polymorphisms in elite indica rice inbreds discovered by whole-genome sequencing.
Subbaiyan GK, Waters DL, Katiyar SK, Sadananda AR, et al.
Plant Biotechnol J. 2012 Jan 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Minimal absent words in four human genome assemblies.
Garcia SP, Pinho AJ.
PLoS One. 2011;6(12):e29344.

PASSion: a Pattern growth algorithm based pipeline for splice junction detection in paired-end RNA-seq data.
Zhang Y, Lameijer EW, 't Hoen PA, Ning Z, et al.
Bioinformatics. 2012 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Probing access resistance of solid-state nanopores with a scanning-probe microscope tip.
Hyun C, Rollings R, Li J.
Small. 2011 Dec 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Sequencing and de novo analysis of the Chinese Sika deer antler-tip transcriptome during the ossification stage using Illumina RNA-seq technology.
Yao B, Zhao Y, Zhang H, Zhang M, et al.
Biotechnol Lett. 2012 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Diffusional motion of a particle translocating through a nanopore.
Lan WJ, White HS.
ACS Nano. 2012 Jan 2. [Epub ahead of print]

RAD tag sequencing as a source of SNP markers in Cynara cardunculus L.
Scaglione D, Acquadro A, Portis E, Tirone M, et al.
BMC Genomics. 2012 Jan 3;13(1):3.

Optimizing Illumina next-generation sequencing library preparation for extremely AT-biased genomes.
Oyola SO, Otto TD, Gu Y, Maslen G, et al.
BMC Genomics. 2012 Jan 3;13(1):1.

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