Tag Archives: Illumina

Gene by environment interaction mouse model reveals a functional role for 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in neurodevelopmental disorders

May 2021 Authors: Ligia A. Papale, Andy Madrid, Qi Zhang, Kailei Chen, Lara Sak, Sündüz Keles, and Reid S. Alisch Info: Researchers studying the role of 5-Hydroxymethylcytosine (5hmC) epigenetic modifications in neurological disorders report on the effect of prenatal stress … more »

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Resetting of 24-nt siRNA landscape is initiated before the first zygotic division in rice

January 2021 Authors: Chenxin Li, Jonathan I. Gent, Hengping Xu, Hong Fu, Scott D. Russell, and Venkatesan Sundaresan Info: In this preprint, the authors report on a study of siRNA profiling in zygotes from the rice plant. They report that … more »

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Ingestible Osmotic Pill for In‐vivo Sampling of Gut Microbiome

July 2019 Authors: Hojatollah Rezaei Nejad, Bruno C. M. Oliveira, Aydin Sadeqi, Amin Dehkharghani, Ivanela Kondova Jan A. M. Langermans, Jeffrey S. Guasto, Saul Tzipori, Giovanni Widmer, Sameer R. Sonkusale Info: From Engineering and Nano Labs at Tufts University, and … more »

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A Whole Genome Assembly of the Horn Fly, Haematobia irritans, and Prediction of Genes with Roles in Metabolism and Sex Determination

May 2018 Authors: Kranti Konganti, Felix Guerrero, Faye Schilkey, Peter Ngam, et al. Info: Researchers sequenced, assembled, and annotated the genome of horn fly, a blood-feeding insect that preys on cattle. The 1.14 Gb assembly shows the fly is most … more »

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Podcast: Blogger Keith Robison on the State of Sequencing

A new podcast from Mendelspod takes a look at the state of sequencing in 2018. It’s a lively and interesting discussion about the current and future landscape of genomics between host Theral Timpson and Keith Robison, founder of the Omics! … more »

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Assessing a single targeted next generation sequencing for human leukocyte antigen typing protocol for interoperability, as performed by users with variable experience

October 2017 Authors: Manish Gandhi, Deborah Ferriola, Curt Lind, Jamie Duke, et al. Info: Scientists from the Mayo Clinic, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and other institutions teamed up to develop a streamlined, NGS-based HLA typing protocol. This method uses the … more »

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Comprehensive Transcriptome Profiling of Balding and Non-Balding Scalps in Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome Type I Patient

October 2017 Authors: Yun-Ji Kim, Byulee Yoon, Kyudong Han, Byung Cheol Park Info: Scientists in Korea compared transcriptomes of RNA extracted from balding and non-balding scalp regions on the same patient to understand the genetics of hair loss. They found … more »

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Genomic and transcriptomic resources for assassin flies including the complete genome sequence of Proctacanthus coquilletti (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae) and 16 representative transcriptomes

January 2017 Authors: Rebecca B. Dikow, Paul B. Frandsen, Mauren Turcatel, and Torsten Dikow Info: Researchers at the Smithsonian Institution published a high-quality draft genome, 16 transcriptomes, and a time-calibrated phylogeny for the assassin fly. They also include bioinformatics tools … more »

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A draft genome of the brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus, S-strain: a platform for future studies of ‘mozuku’ biology

August 2016 Authors: Koki Nishitsuji, Asuka Arimoto, Kenji Iwai, Yusuke Sudo, Kanako Hisata, Manabu Fujie, Nana Arakaki, Tetsuo Kushiro, Teruko Konishi, Chuya Shinzato, Noriyuki Satoh and Eiichi Shoguchi Info: Scientists from Japan sequenced the genome of Cladosiphon okamuranus, an edible … more »

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DSBCapture: in situ capture and sequencing of DNA breaks

August 2016 Authors: Stefanie V Lensing, Giovanni Marsico, Robert Hänsel-Hertsch, Enid Y Lam, David Tannahill & Shankar Balasubramanian Info: Scientists at Cancer Research UK developed and validated a new sequencing-based protocol to spot double-stranded DNA breaks in situ; these regions … more »

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