single-cell genomics

The automated, whole-genome directional genomic hybridization system can measure de novo random, low-frequency, and complex structural variations.

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In PNAS this week: computational approach to bring together single-cell data, systems genetic analysis of Anopheles gambiae polymorphism, and more.

Multi-Omics Factor Analysis looks for underlying causes of tumor variations by parsing and weighting genomic, epigenomic, transcriptomic, proteomic, and metabolomic data.

The BigSCale tool incorporates a numerical model that integrates data processing, clustering, convoluting, and differential expression analysis.

The startup plans to harness single-cell genomics and computational analysis to discover therapies for autoimmune disease and cancer.

A 30 percent decrease in instrument revenue was tempered by a 23 percent uptick in consumables revenue.

At the Association of Biomolecular Research Facilities annual meeting this week, the ABRF Genomics Research Group presented results from its comparison of single-cell RNA sequencing platforms.

The two studies used Drop-seq RNA profiling to discover essentially all cell types and establish cell lineages in a model organism flatworm. 

The company said PerkinElmer will pay A$.28 per share for its 89.9 million outstanding shares, a 100 percent premium to RHS's Feb. 23 closing price on the ASX.

Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have developed a new package called Scanpy that they hope will support major analytical efforts, such as the Human Cell Atlas.

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Though many details have yet to be worked out, the draft deal for the UK's withdrawal from the EU is giving researchers some hints for what they can expect, Nature News says.

DNA testing has solved a 100-year-old mystery contained in the skull and teeth samples of a now-extinct monkey that once inhabited Jamaica, Gizmodo reports.

As the UN ponders a ban on gene drives, one malaria researcher says there are less dramatic ways to fight the disease in Africa than unleashing GM mosquitoes on a whole continent.

In Nature this week: an improved reference genome of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, genomes of four species of truffles, and more.