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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Eschewing more well-established platforms, a team of Indian researchers has successfully adopted genotyping technology offered by Diversity Arrays Technology (DArT) to study a highly variable pathogen that causes considerable losses in legume production worldwide, with the

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – An international team of researchers has developed a new SNP array that could enable the breeding of more sustainable and more marketable cotton.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Microarray sales to agricultural and cancer researchers as well as reproductive health and consumer clients drove Illumina's chip revenues up 4 percent in the first quarter, the company said last week.

Two projects are underway that will employ SNP array-based genotyping to inform African livestock breeding programs.

SAN DIEGO – By April 1, Affymetrix will commence shipment of four new high-density SNP genotyping arrays for wheat, salmon, maize, and rose research, as well as a lower-density array for wheat breeders.

SAN DIEGO – GeneSeek, an Lincoln, Neb.-based company that provides genomic services to agricultural researchers and breeding companies, recently introduced a new, high-density porcine array.

There is "still a lot to like" about Affymetrix, according to Peter Lawson.

Scientists who study sheep now have a new tool at their disposal.

This story was originally posted on Aug. 1.
Affymetrix posted a 20 percent rise in second-quarter revenues last week, largely due to a contribution from its eBioscience business, but also driven by double-digit growth in genotyping array sales.

This article was originally posted on Feb. 1

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A University of California, Los Angeles-led team has found turning off the CCR5 gene could improve recovery after a stroke, according to Scientific American.

South Dakota lawmakers are to weigh a bill aimed at teaching the strengths and weaknesses of scientific concepts, the Associated Press and KEVN-Black Hills Fox report.

In Science this week: the synthetic genetic system hachimoji, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.