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A reference genome for Nicotiana tabacum enables map-based cloning of homeologous loci

Dr Edwards et al report an improved tobacco genome assembly, which, aided by the application of optical mapping, achieves an N50 size of 2.17 Mb and enables anchoring of 64% of the genome to pseudomolecules.

Jul 26, 2017

Scientific paper

Deep inside biological mechanisms: Ultra-high force resolution and correlated fluorescence

The C-Trap is the world’s first instrument that combines optical tweezers, confocal microscopy or STED nanoscopy and an advanced microfluidics system in a truly integrated and correlated way - Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CEST.

Jul 19, 2017

Technical breakthrough

Accelerate your biomedical research

"ImageStream is a very Powerful tool for studying insect cells. This technique gave us the unique possibility for very fast and precise evaluation of the viability of honeybee (Apis mellifera) spermatozoa. In the near future the Imaging Cytometry will be a "gold standard" technique in the field of insects reproduction research".

Dr. Filipp Savvulidi

Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Advanced endoscopic imaging in gastric neoplasia and preneoplasia

The technological advancements in the field of endoscopic imaging for gastric lesions are fast growing. This article reviews currently available advanced endoscopic imaging modalities, in particular chromoendoscopy, and confocal laser endomicroscopy.

Jun 27, 2017

Scientific paper

Sequencing and de novo assembly of a near complete indica rice genome

A high-quality reference genome is critical for understanding genome structure, genetic variation and evolution of an organism. The authors present a cost-effective method using BioNano genome maps to verify and help correct the assembled sequences.

Jul 17, 2017

Scientific paper

MicroCT boosts bone graft research

When bone experiences large amounts of damage, repair is sometimes beyond the natural ability of the body. Read the study about how 3D micro-computed tomography (CT) could advance preclinical research into guided bone regeneration (GBR).

Jul 4, 2017

Scientific paper

Accelerate your biomedical research

"Biomark system from Fluidigm is the optimal tool for identification of cell differentiation biomarkers."

Prof. Marieta Costache

University of Bucharest, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bucharest, Romania

4D cardiac murine ultrasound: comparison to traditional techniques and MRI

Watch the presentation by Dr. Craig Goergen, Assistant Professor and Frederick Damen, MD/ PhD Student from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Topic: 4D ultrasound imaging!

Jul 14, 2017


Monitoring transplant patients for M. hominis infections with the xxpress qPCR thermal cycler

A recent study has revealed the importance of monitoring transplant donors and recipients for Mycoplasma hominis infections. PCR detection may facilitate early diagnosis and prompt therapy. 

Jun 30, 2017

Scientific paper

Monitoring of blood vessel density may facilitate early diagnosis of lymph node metastasis

The lymphatic system acts as a secondary circulation system, and both its anatomical and physiological characteristics provide an ideal environment for the transport and survival of tumor cells.

Jun 26, 2017

Scientific paper

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