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Estimating individual mtDNA haplotypes in mixed DNA samples by combining MinION and MiSeq

doi: 10.1007/s00414-021-02763-0. Online ahead of print. Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Forensic Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2-1-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo, 113-8421, Japan. hnakani@juntendo.ac.jp. 2 Department of Forensic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, 38 Morohongo, Moroyama, Saitama, 350-0495, Japan. 3 Department of Forensic Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine,…

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sequence alignment – Help with MinION sequencing data species identification

Hi I’m new to bioinformatics and have just completed my first run on the MinION (long read sequencing Oxford Nanopore Technologies). I was hoping someone could direct me towards R packages, workflow, tutorials or guides that will help me identify species that are present in my sample mainly for fungi…

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ONT analysis on Ubuntu

ONT analysis on Ubuntu 0 Hello guys, I am new on bioinformatic analysis of data from ONT (MinION with FLOW-MIN106D). The lab sent me a collection of fast5 files I have to analyze to obtain the metagenomic details (viruses). I have the new machine with on board Ubuntu 21 (Nvidia…

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Galaxy Europe | Accessible and scalable detection and identification of foodborne pathogens, a project with Biolytix and funded by EOSC-Life

TLDR: Thanks to funding from EOSC-Life, the Freiburg Galaxy team will work in 2022 with Biolytix, a Swiss Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) specialized in molecular biology and microbiological analyses, toward Accessible and scalable detection and identification of foodborne pathogens. Background Food contaminations with pathogens are a major burden on…

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Genes in Space: Students’ experiments could help humans travel in deep space

Students Aarthi Vijayakumar, Rebecca Li, Michelle Sung and David Li won the competition in 2018, and their project became the Genes in Space-6 experiment. The student team’s investigation made history. For the first time in space, NASA astronauts successfully edited DNA using CRISPR/Cas9 technology while working on the Genes in…

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Genomic features of a carbapenem-resistant K. oxytoca strain

Introduction Antimicrobial resistance is a global issue associated with an increased and often unrestricted antibiotic use in clinical settings, which leads to the dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) in healthcare facilities (World Health Organization, 2017).1 CRE constitutes a large group of bacteria with different mechanisms for drug resistance. Among them,…

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The Weekend Leader – Punjab sets up first genome sequencing facility

PHOTO: IANS The Punjab government has commenced its first genome sequencing facility in Patiala town and 150 samples were tested with no new variant of coronavirus identified, state Health Minister Balbir Sidhu said on Thursday. He said now the report would be ready within five to six days. Earlier, the…

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Oxford Nanopore’s London IPO Filing Could Top $5.5 Billion in Value

A scientist uses a pipette to place a sample on a GridION in an Oxford Nanopore lab. Oxford Nanopore, the pioneer developer of DNA/RNA nanopore sensing tools that include its pocket-sized MinION DNA/RNA sequencer, has disclosed plans for an initial public offering that could value the company at a reported…

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Performance assessment of DNA sequencing platforms in the ABRF Next-Generation Sequencing Study

. 2021 Sep;39(9):1129-1140. doi: 10.1038/s41587-021-01049-5. Epub 2021 Sep 9. Jonathan Foox  1   2 , Scott W Tighe  3 , Charles M Nicolet  4 , Justin M Zook  5 , Marta Byrska-Bishop  6 , Wayne E Clarke  6 , Michael M Khayat  7   8 , Medhat Mahmoud  7   8 , Phoebe K Laaguiby  3 , Zachary T…

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ABRF Study Benchmarks NGS Platforms on Human, Microbial Samples, Provides Peek at Genapsys Data

NEW YORK – The results of a major, core facilities-driven benchmarking study for next-generation sequencing platforms are in, and just about every major player in the field can claim a victory of some sort. The data support longstanding advantages touted by market leader Illumina, while also providing a sneak peak…

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Bacterial endosymbionts protect beneficial soil fungus from nematode attack

A healthy soil nourishes plants and animals, purifies water and air, and promotes sustainable agriculture. Characteristic for highly complex and competitive soil ecosystems are the frequent and direct interactions between all soil-dwelling microorganisms, animals, and plants (1, 2), all of which need to be provided with minerals and carbon sources….

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The History Of DNA Sequencing and Its Importance In Life Forms

DNA sequencing has helped develop various sectors of the economy and mainly in the health sector. DNA sequencing has helped scientists understand the causes of related genetic disorders and how to cure them. DNA sequencing has also helped scientists understand the evolution of different animal species. What about developing GMOs?…

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Oncogene Concatenated Enriched Amplicon Nanopore Sequencing for rapid, accurate, and affordable somatic mutation detection | Genome Biology

Stochastic Amplicon Ligation. DNA samples for oncology sequencing are typically extracted from FFPE tissues and can have average lengths of less than 500 nt due to accumulated chemical damage [18]. We developed the Stochastic Amplicon Ligation (SAL) method to enzymatically concatenate many short DNA molecules together to utilize the long-read…

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nanopore sequencing stock

It holds a 15% stake in the company and has valued its holding at £340m, giving a valuation of more than £2bn for the company. . While the company’s current shareholders have recorded its value at just over £2bn, analysts . Essay from the year 2011 in the subject Business…

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Startup BugSeq Bioinformatics Achieves High SARS-CoV-2 Detection Rate With Nanopore Sequencing

CHICAGO – Canadian startup BugSeq Bioinformatics has devised a method of detecting pathogens via metagenomic nanopore sequencing that the company says is more accurate and sensitive than PCR and microbial cultures. Notably, the technology does not need to target specific pathogens like PCR and microbial culture tests must. The firm…

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Genomic skimming and nanopore sequencing uncover cryptic hybridization in one of world’s most threatened primates

Feasibility of genomic skimming on the ONT minION sequencer The term ’genomic skimming’ was first coined by in 2012 by Straub et al. (2012)20 as a way to utilize shallow sequencing of gDNA to obtain relatively deeper coverage of high-copy portions of the genome, including mitogenomes. In combining genomic skimming…

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Bioinformatician / Molecular Biologist job with Animal and Plant Health Agency

Bioinformatician/Molecular Biologist Grade: HSO New Haw The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) is an executive agency of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, and works on behalf of the Scottish Government and Welsh Government. Our diverse teams of over 2,000 skilled and committed professionals come together to…

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MinION Data Examples (FAST5) Database

MinION Data Examples (FAST5) Database 0 Hello everyone, I am constructing a pipeline to analyze Oxford Nanopore MinION data. I have start from FAST5 files and for some optimizations I will try multiple tools for each step. So I will need several datasets to try. As I see most of…

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