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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

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

Accelerate your biomedical research

"Albira PET/SPECT/CT allowed us in vivo imaging of dynamic biological processes, monitoring of cancers and infectious diseases in small animal models, including assessment of therapeutic response, and biodistribution of candidate drugs."

Assoc. Prof. M.D. Marian Hajdúch

Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

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

Hypoxia activates constitutive Luciferase reporter constructs

Hypoxia has been identified as a contributing factor in the pathophysiology of several diseases and oxygen regulation is important during stem cell development, particularly in early embryogenesis.

Jul 13, 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

"C1 from Fluidigm is the optimal instrument for us to investigate the heterogeneity of stem cell populations."

Prof. Marieta Costache

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

Generating large DNA fragments for library construction or sequencing

HydroShear Plus represents the second generation of hydrodynamic DNA shearing systems performing semi-automated reliable and highly reproducible fragmentation of a long DNA into fragments larger than 0.8kB.

Jul 12, 2017

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough
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Gain greater multiplexing flexibility with new IncuCyte reagents

We are pleased to announce three new reagents, IncuCyte Caspase-3/7 Red, and IncuCyte CytoLight Rapid Red and Green. These reagents will add greater flexibility when multiplexing measurements on the IncuCyte Live-Cell Analysis system.

Jul 3, 2017

Scientific paper
Product news

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

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