Five early customers are currently operating the Sequel II, which promises an eightfold increase in throughput, making reference genome sequencing feasible.
Researchers defined six malignant cell clusters with single-cell transcriptomes and genotypes for thousands of acute myeloid leukemia cells.
The data analysis pipeline will allow users to pre-process raw InDrop single-cell RNA-seq data and use Partek tools to characterize single cells.
The round was led by Meritech Capital, with participation from Fidelity and Wells Fargo, and brings the company's total financing to date to $243 million.
There were more mergers and acquisitions in the omics space in 2018, reversing the decline experienced in 2017.
The company aims to position its platform as a validation tool for CRISPR-based therapeutics, while continuing to grow in the oncology space.
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.
CBS This Morning highlights recent Medicare fraud involving offers of genetic testing.
Researchers find that many cancer drugs in development don't work quite how their developers thought they did, as Discover's D-brief blog reports.
Mariya Gabriel, a Bulgarian politician, is to be the next European Union research commissioner, according to Science.
In Science this week: a survey indicates that US adults are more likely to support the agricultural use of gene drives if they target non-native species and if they are limited, and more.