The Telomere-to-Telomere consortium has already generated a gapless assembly of the human X chromosome and aims to complete all chromosomes over the next two years or so.
In Nature this week: strawberry reference genome, Antarctic blackfin icefish genome assembly and linkage map, and more.
In PNAS this week: early-onset preeclampsia model, lateral gene transfer events in grasses, and more.
In Genome Research this week: collection of circular RNAs from breast cancers, chromosome-scale genome assembly for the axolotl, and more.
Three long-read assemblies — two from PacBio data alone and one from Oxford Nanopore and Illumina data — had considerably more indel errors in genes than short-read assemblies.
The UCSD spinout has developed a modified version of the Hi-C protocol to capture chromatin conformation that uses multiple restriction enzymes.
Illumina, SeaWorld, and others teamed up to sequence the bottlenosed dolphin, according to CBS News 8 San Diego.
In Nature this week: gene editing for tomato domestication, genome assemblies of inbred mouse strains, and more.
OmniTier claims that CompStor performs comparably to standard alignment-based methods but may be a more affordable solution for customers with limited budgets.
Researchers used long-read sequencing to generate more complete chimpanzee and orangutan genome assemblies, which they compared to gorilla and human assemblies.
Australia will not be regulating gene editing of plants, animals, and human cell lines as long as no new genetic material is incorporated, reports Nature News.
The Washington Post reports that the US Department of Agriculture told its researchers to label peer-reviewed articles as "preliminary" work.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of both the coast redwood and the giant sequoia, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
In PNAS this week: study of epigenetic patterns in mammalian eggs, clonal expansion patterns in CD8+ T cells, and more.