In Genome Research this week: repetitive satellite DNA in the fruit fly, transcriptome map assembly pipeline, and more.
By combining in vivo and in vitro proximity ligation technologies, highly accurate and contiguous genomes can help accelerate more traditional, genetic-marker based crop breeding.
In Genome Research this week: longitudinal study of Burkholderia cenocepacia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients, long-read assembly approach, and more.
In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.
With the addition of Hi-C contact data, researchers have developed highly accurate genome assemblies.
Though they face challenges in sample collection, data analysis and storage, and funding, the EBP researchers are optimistic they will succeed.
As part of a broader analysis, Genome 10K researchers compared hummingbird genome assemblies with Phase Genomics Hi-C and Dovetail Genomics Hi-C.
This year's Plant and Animal Genome meeting featured its first rhinoceros-centered session, including information on genome sequences for four rhino species.
Using Pacific Biosciences reads polished with short read and transcriptome sequences, researchers generated a de novo genome assembly for Castor canadensis.
The agreement gives Tomy exclusive rights to market and distribute Dovetail's genome assembly services to researchers in Japan.
A fire at a Manchester hospital may have destroyed lab equipment and data, the Guardian reports.
Researchers generate a genetic database from skeletal remains from the 1845 Franklin Expedition to the Arctic, Live Science reports.
Researchers in China have begun another trial using CRISPR/Cas9 approaches in cancer patients, according to the Wall Street Journal.
In Science this week: human DNA found in sediments from archeological sites lacking bones, and more.