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2014-01-29 16:28:49

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that management will present at the 2014 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference to be held February 12 -13, 2014, in New York, NY. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO) The investor presentation by Patrick J. Balthrop, president and chief executive officer, will begin at 8:55 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, February 13, 2014. The presentation will be webcast live...

2014-01-29 08:37:05

- Maverix Analytic Platform to be Used for Analysis and Hosting of Community of Discovery - SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maverix Biomics, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received a $100,000 order from the University of Missouri for the analysis of feline genomes as part of the 99 Lives Cat Whole Genome Sequencing Initiative, a joint project between the University of Missouri, the University of California, Davis, and industrial partners. In addition,...

2014-01-29 08:29:55

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immuneering Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to expand its existing relationship with Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) for the use of Immuneering's proprietary computational biology methods to identify biological insights that may facilitate discovery and development of medicines. Terms of agreement were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/NE54258LOGO ) "It is a pleasure to...

2014-01-28 16:25:37

IPSWICH, Mass., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NEBioCalculator, a new online "conversions and calculations" tool developed by New England Biolabs (NEB(®)), offers bench-side support for molecular biology experimental planning. Boasting improved algorithms and a more intuitive interface, NEBioCalculator supports several commonly-used biomath needs, such as molarity calculation, OD(260) conversion, ligation calculation, and mass/moles conversion for both dsDNA and ssRNA....

2014-01-27 23:22:33

Xtalks presents a new and informative webinar that focuses on the use of DNA samples for Next-Generation Sequencing. The live broadcast will take place on Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 at 12:00pm EST (17:00 GMT). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Discover how the optimized target enrichment workflow from Roche NimbleGen and Kapa Biosystems enables improved performance in targeted resequencing. In NGS target enrichment, researchers face challenges with low sample availability,...

2014-01-27 12:29:12

DALLAS, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New analysis from MarketsandMarkets "Genomics Market by Products - [Instruments (NGS platform, Microarray, RT-PCR), Consumables (Genechips, Reagents for DNA Extraction & Purification, Sequencing)], Services (Sequencing & Microarray Services, and Software) - Global Forecast to 2018", finds that the Global Genomics Market earned revenues of $11.11 billion in 2013 and estimates this market to reach over $19.0 billion by 2018....

2014-01-25 23:00:17

Genome ID Group, LLC, d/b/a, The Center for Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis TM (CAFDA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra L. Close (Kirkwood) PhD. as Chief Science and Technology Advisor. This important appointment adds significant expertise in the application of whole genome array technology and bioinformatics applications using advanced single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) technologies, taking the field of forensic DNA analysis to the next level. Greenville, North Carolina...

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

BGI Shenzhen 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. The outstanding work lays an important foundation for molecular breeding of water buffalo, and sheds new light on the understanding of...

2014-01-24 08:21:37

Wheat Consortium to receive EUR 1 million from Bayer CropScience to complete physical maps. Sequencing wheat genome will accelerate improved wheat variety development. Target traits are yield potential and resistance against drought, diseases, and pests. BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) announced today that it will receive approximately EUR1 million over the next six months from Bayer CropScience (BCS) to...

2014-01-23 08:32:13

NEW YORK, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreedIT Corp (OTC: BRDT; "BreedIT" or the "Company"), through its Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license holder and distributor of highly sophisticated agro-breeding solutions software for plant breeders and researchers, today issued a letter to shareholders commenting on progress made in 2013 and its business plan for 2014 and beyond. The year ended December 31, 2013 was a significant year of change...


Latest Molecular biology Reference Libraries

GloFish
2013-10-03 10:12:03

The GloFish is a patented and trademarked brand of genetically modified fluorescent fish. Various GloFish are currently on the market. Zebrafish were the first GloFish that were available within pet stores and are now sold in bright green, red, orange-yellow, blue, and purple fluorescent colors. Recently, Electric Green, Sunburst Orange, and Moonrise Pink colored tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) and Electric Green tiger barb (Puntius tetrazona) have been incorporated to the lineup. Although not...

Roundup Ready Soybean
2013-10-02 13:09:21

Roundup Ready Soybean, GTS 40-3-2, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant soybeans created by Monsanto. Glyphosate kills plants by obstructing the synthesis of the essential amino acids phenylaline, tyrosine, and tryptophan. These amino acids are referred to as “essential” due to the fact that animals cannot make them; only plants and micro-organisms can make them and animals acquire them by consuming plants. Plants and microorganisms make these amino acids with...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

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