RAD-seq

A RAD-seq analysis of yeast strains associated with cacao and coffee beans has found that their diversity may coincide with human migration.

This Week in PLOS

In PLOS this week: NEK8 mutations in a ciliopathy disorder, characterization of the tea species Camellia sinensis, and more.

The deal allows Floragenex to extend its SBG service offerings to include double digest RAD-Seq in non-commercial and academic research across all species.

Canadian researchers have found some 300 loci that appear to predispose American eels to better survive in fresh or brackish water.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A genome study focused on the first sequenced flatfish so far is providing insights into sex chromosome evolution and the basis of adaptation to life in deep water near the se

As next-generation sequencing prices continue to fall, a technique known as genotyping-by-sequencing is beginning to be implemented in an ever-expanding range of fields, including ecology, animal husbandry, and plant breeding.

In a crowded market of genomics service providers, Floragenex has carved out a niche for itself by focusing exclusively on a single technology for marker discovery and genotyping: Restriction-site Associated DNA sequencing, or RAD-seq.

Technology Review reports that researchers in the US have used CRISPR to modify a number of human embryos.

By introducing genes from butterfly peas and Canterbury bells, researchers in Japan have developed a blue chrysanthemum, according to NPR.

Plant researchers plan to sequence some 10,000 samples that represent the major plant clades, ScienceInsider reports.

In Nature this week: a Danish reference genome, and more.