RNA sequencing with nanopore technology

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New: nanopore for RNA sequencing. Sequence complete RNA strands directly and in real-time. Or, cDNA ‘strand-switching’ protocol also allows full-length sequencing of cDNA, either with or without PCR amplification.

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Milestones in Genomics Research

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Genetics has come a long way in it's relatively short life. But, how much do you know about the history of this amazing area of research. Take this quiz to find out!

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Benefits & Challenges of Working on the Microscale

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Dr Christoph Merten of the EMBL describes the benefits and challenges of working on the microscale.

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NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder

NIH links Aldosterone to Alcohol Use Disorder

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National Institutes of Health study demonstrates that aldosterone, a hormone produced in the adrenal glands, may contribute to alcohol use disorder (AUD)

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Innate Reaction of Hematopoietic Stem Cells to Severe Infections
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Researchers at the University of Zurich have shown for the first time that hematopoietic stem cells detect infectious agents themselves and begin to divide, without signals from growth factors.

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Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
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The unexpected animal model is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research.

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CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising Cancer Drugs
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Novel screening method identifies new drug targets that could potentially enhance the effectiveness of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy.

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