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Long-read sequencing of coffee bean transcriptome reveals the diversity of full-length transcripts

In this study, researchers generated the transcriptome of the tetraploid Arabica coffee bean, focusing on caffeine and sucrose genes for in-depth analysis. They used the PacBio Iso-Seq method with BluePippin selection for four library size ranges.

Jan 19, 2018

Scientific paper
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Optical tweezers measurements of DNA conformational dynamics at the single-molecule level

The real-time observation of DNA breathing shows the ability of LUMICKS’ C-Trap to investigate DNA breathing transitions by measuring length changes down to the sub-nm level.

Dec 4, 2017

Scientific paper
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Accelerate your biomedical research

"We realize the power of adding Next-Generation Mapping from the Irys System to our research focused on genetic abnormalities in hematologic and lymphoid malignancies."

Dr. Eva Kriegová

Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Polymerase chain reaction: the past, present and future

PCR is now a standard tool in research. BJS Biotechnologies has created an ultra-high speed thermal cycler, known as xxpress. This can run 40 cycles of qPCR in 15 minutes or less, making it the fastest thermal cycler in the world.

Oct 31, 2017

Scientific paper
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Launching Bionano U

Discover what is missing in your gene mapping research with new Bionano U. This Bionano web product is a dynamic collection of all things happening in the Bionano Genomics universe. 

Nov 30, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough
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C-Trap and AFS systems mentioned in two review articles

We are proud to announce two review articles refering to LUMICKS; one highlighting the C-Trap Optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy system and another one specifying the AFS Acoustic force spectroscopy system.

Nov 16, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough
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Accelerate your biomedical research

"We plan to use the C-Trap for the measurement of forces generated by molecular motors between cytoskeletal filaments."

Dr. Zdenek Lansky

Institute of Biotechnology CAS, Prague, Czech Republic

Multiple hybrid de novo genome assembly of finger millet, an orphan allotetraploid crop

Progress in plant genome research is vital to understanding natural evolution and feeding the world. The size and highly repetitive nature of plant genomes make building quality reference genomes a challenge for short-read sequencing technologies.

Nov 24, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough
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Charting the dark matter of cancer genomes

Researchers like Dr. Broach, Director of the Penn State Institute for Personalized Medicine use Bionano genome mapping to move beyond short-read technology bottlenecks to better interrogate the whole genome.

Nov 6, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough
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Size selection of cDNA fragments with PippinHT

Scientists in Europe and the US studied the genetic basis for a neurodegenerative disorder in dogs by whole genome sequencing. The team used PippinHT for size-selecting cDNA fragments prior to sequencing.

Oct 24, 2017

Scientific paper
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