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2015-05-04 16:34:26

BGI will offer QIAGEN's Ingenuity® Variant Analysis to 10,000-plus customers, beginning in China and expanding worldwide, for seamless interpretation of sequencing data SHENZHEN, China, and

Lal Teer And BGI Announced Completion Of Genome Sequence Of Water Buffalo
2014-01-25 08:19:29

Bangladesh, and Shenzhen, China-Lal Teer Livestock Limited, an associate of LalTeer Seed Ltd., the largest seed company in Bangladesh with strong hybrid research program, and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, jointly announced today that they have completed the genome sequencing of water buffalo and the bioinformatics analysis.

2013-11-11 10:59:10

Coding variants in immune disease-related genes play only a small part in the overall genetic risk for psoriasis.

Dolphin Study Provides Insight Into History, Conservation Of Species
2013-10-30 10:15:45

A genomic study of the Yangtze River dolphin, commonly known as the Baiji, provides new insight into the genetic and evolutionary adaptations of dolphins and valuable resources for the conservation of mammals, and particularly, of cetaceans.

2012-09-17 14:12:31

A Chinese research team, led by Anhui Medical University and BGI, has found the strong genetic evidences of mevalonate kinase gene (MVK) mutations link to disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP).

2012-08-29 10:19:48

The international research team led by Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and BGI have completed the genome sequence and analysis of a diploid cotton-- Gossypium raimondii.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.