Hangzhou Chengyuan Genomics will provide single-cell analysis services and sell 1CellBio's InDrop instrument, reagents, and kits in China.
The company develops technologies for single-cell analysis for use in understanding patient responses to immunotherapies.
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 Wall Street Journal looks into FamilyTreeDNA's handling of genetic genealogy searches by law enforcement.
In a point-counterpoint in the Boston Globe, researchers discuss the potential of gene editing to prevent Lyme disease, but also the pitfalls of doing so.
MIT's Technology Review reports that researchers hope to develop a CRISPR-based pain therapy.
In Science this week: atlas of malaria parasites' gene expression across their life cycles, and more.