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Nanopore adaptive sampling: a tool for enrichment of low abundance species in metagenomic samples

May 2021 Authors: Samuel Martin, Darren Heavens, Yuxuan Lan, Samuel Horsfield, Matthew D Clark, Richard M Leggett Info: Oxford Nanopore adaptive sampling is a real-time sequencing method with which analysis software identifies several hundred sequence bases as they pass through … more »

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Chromosomal rearrangements but no change of genes and transposable elements repertoires in an invasive forest-pathogenic fungus

Authors: Arthur Demené , Benoît Laurent , Sandrine Cros-Arteil , Christophe Boury , Cyril Dutech Info: The authors present a high-quality de novo genome assembly of Cryphonectria parasitica, and invasive fungus that causes chestnut blight, using Oxford Nanopore and Illumina … more »

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Complete and haplotype-specific sequence assembly of segmental duplication-mediated genome rearrangements using targeted CRISPR-targeted ultra-long read sequencing (CTLR-Seq)

October 2020 Authors: Bo Zhou, GiWon Shin, Stephanie U. Greer, Lisanne Vervoort, Yiling Huang, Reenal Pattni, Marcus Ho, Wing H. Wong, Joris R. Vermeesch, Hanlee P. Ji, Alexander E. Urban Info: In this preprint the authors report on a method, … more »

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A spontaneous complex structural variant in rcan-1 increases exploratory behavior and laboratory fitness of Caenorhabditis elegans

February 2020 Authors: Yuehui Zhao, Lijiang Long, Jason Wan, Shweta Biliya, Shannon C. Brady, Daehan Lee, Akinade Ojemakinde, Erik C. Andersen, Fredrik O. Vannberg, Hang Lu, Patrick T. McGrath Info: Researchers studying genetic adaptive changes using C. elegans recombinant inbred … more »

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Sequencing of human genomes with nanopore technology

April 2019 Authors: Rory Bowden, Robert W. Davies, Andreas Heger, Alistair T. Pagnamenta, Mariateresa de Cesare, Laura E. Oikkonen, Duncan Parkes, Colin Freema, Fatima Dhalla, Smita Y. Patel, Niko Popitsch, Camilla L.C. Ip, Hannah E. Roberts, Silvia Salatino, Helen Lockstone, … more »

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London Calling: Who Will Beat the 1 Mb Read?

Later this week, scientists will descend on Old Billingsgate, London, for Oxford Nanopore’s annual user event. Better known as London Calling, the meeting has become famous for talks full of cutting-edge nanopore sequencing results, novel protocols, and best practices. The … more »

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App Note: BluePippin Sizing Yields Longer MinION Reads

BluePippin users are generating longer reads from their Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencers, as demonstrated in a new app note from our colleagues at Nippon Genetics. The app note showcases a workflow used by Kazuharu Arakawa, an associate professor in the … more »

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Mapping and phasing of structural variation in patient genomes using nanopore sequencing

November 2017 Authors: Mircea Cretu Stancu, Markus van Roosmalen, Ivo Renkens, Marleen Nieboer, et al. Info: Scientists used the Oxford MinION nanopore sequencer with a novel pipeline, NanoSV, to detect structural variants from the genomes of two patients. They found … more »

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Preprint Highlights Utility of Size Selection for Nanopore Studies

A recently shared preprint demonstrates the effectiveness of size-selection for nanopore sequencing, relying on the PippinHT automated DNA sizing platform for high-throughput pipelines. “Mapping And Phasing Of Structural Variation In Patient Genomes Using Nanopore Sequencing” comes from lead author Mircea … more »

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Creighton Lab Boosts Yield, Sequencing Efficiency with BluePippin

At Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., Dr. Anna Selmecki’s lab explores various fungal species to understand genome instability, pathogenesis, and the acquisition of drug resistance. For these investigations, her team relies heavily on whole genome sequencing, using both the Illumina … more »

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