fluorescent dyes

The Menlo Park, California-based company plans to demonstrate its sequencing technology on a small genome in the near future.

Investigators plan to use the method in future longitudinal monitoring studies based on the sensitivity and ease demonstrated in their early experiments.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: new mutagenic chain reaction method, call for discussion on genome engineering ethics, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories announced after the close of the market on Thursday a commercialization deal with Lamprogen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – TriLink BioTechnologies said today that it has inked a licensing deal with Li-Cor Biosciences covering labeling of nucleic acids with near-infrared dyes.

BD Buys Sirigen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson announced today that it has acquired Sirigen, a maker of polymer dyes that are used in flow cytometry and other technologies.

In Vitro will distribute AnaSpec's peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, and other products throughout Europe.

Cancer Genetics will incorporate Enzo's fluorescent dyes in its nucleic acid products for cancer research.

Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.