Investigators identified dozens of neuronal subtypes in mouse and human brain samples using single-cell methylation sequencing, including a new neuronal subtype.
The group has filed a patent on the method and is interested in teaming up with an industry partner to commercialize it.
In Genome Research this week: population dynamics of E. coli infection, lncRNA expression changes in macaque aging, and more.
Separately, FlowJo and Cytapex Bioinformatics said they have partnered to provide bioinformatics consulting and services for flow cytometry data analysis.
The South San Francisco, California-based single-cell biology firm brought in $25.5 million compared to $29.0 million in the first quarter of 2016.
Specialized single-cell "cores" are popping up to help scientists get the most out of new technologies.
The single-cell VDJ profiling kit is the first of a suite of immunology products the company plans to launch this year.
In Science this week: sequencing study of IDH glioma origins, and more.
The researchers used SC3 to uncover subclones within samples from patients with pre-malignant tumors.
In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.
Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.
The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.
In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.
China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.