single-cell sequencing

The company aims to position its platform as a validation tool for CRISPR-based therapeutics, while continuing to grow in the oncology space.

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In Science this week: single-cell analysis of colorectal cancers finds genome-wide demethylation patterns, and more.

Researchers from Peking University used their method, called scTrio-seq2, to characterize and trace genetic lineages of colorectal cancer cells.

For a study published in Molecular Cell this month, researchers at Tsinghua University tested and compared three droplet-based single-cell RNA sequencing methods.

Users expressed concern that Illumina would have an even tighter grip on the sequencing market but are optimistic that it would spur development of PacBio's technology.

The projects are organized by the Eliminate Cancer Initiative, the National Brain Tumor Society, and the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: series of reviews about gene modification, and more.

Axolotl

Using single-cell RNA sequencing and reporter lineage tracking, researchers delved into the cellular and molecular processes of axolotl limb regeneration.

The firm aims to launch the new assay in the first quarter of next year and plans to develop other products for single-cell sequencing library prep.

The group plans to use the method to analyze isoform differences of B cell surface receptors, common targets for immunotherapy.

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The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.