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.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.