Navigation Links
Phase Genomics Announces Availability of Kit-based ProxiMeta™ Hi-C Metagenome Deconvolution
Date:10/7/2017

Phase Genomics, the industry leader in Hi-C-based genomic technologies, launched its ProxiMeta™ Hi-C metagenome deconvolution product, featuring the first commercially available Hi-C kit. Researchers can use the ProxiMeta Hi-C kit and accompanying cloud-based bioinformatics software to perform Hi-C metagenome deconvolution using their own facilities, supplementing the company’s full-service ProxiMeta offering launched in May 2017. Additionally, a newly available paper demonstrates the technology’s power to assemble over 250 genomes from a single human fecal sample.

“Using the ProxiMeta kit and our computational tools, researchers can now assemble numerous high-quality genomes from mixed samples without culturing, high-molecular-weight DNA extraction, or any a priori information,” said Dr. Ivan Liachko, CEO of Phase Genomics. “The applications of this technology are broad and exciting, and we’ve shown that ProxiMeta can be used to discover many novel species, detect plasmid-host interactions, and identify strain-level genetic variation. We are even more excited to see all the discoveries that this technology will enable as it is adopted by the wider scientific community.”

Microbiome samples are made up of many different microorganisms that must be sequenced together. A key challenge in metagenomics is determining which DNA sequences originated from which organism in the mix. ProxiMeta solves this problem using an enhanced version of the chromatin capture technique Hi-C, which measures the physical structure of microbial genomes while their cells are still intact.

This powerful innovation enables researchers to study individual microbial communities with unprecedented precision, opening the door to deeper, more rapid discoveries in fields like the microbiome, infectious disease, agriculture, and antibiotic resistance.

"Phase Genomics' ProxiMeta Hi-C solution makes innovative use of Illumina reads to conduct metagenomic deconvolution and extract more complete sequence information from mixed microbiome samples,” said Gary Schroth, PhD, Vice President of Genomics Development and Distinguished Scientist for Illumina. “This technology promises to open many new metagenomic applications and we’re excited to see it come to market."

ProxiMeta™ includes a kit for sample processing, cloud-based software for analysis, and full customer support. For more information, email your inquiry to info(at)phasegenomics(dot)com or visit their website at http://www.phasegenomics.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/10/prweb14776751.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related biology technology :

1. Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Selects Montriums eTMF Platform as They Begin Phase 3 Studies of MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD
2. GeneOne Life Science Receives Approval for Phase I/IIa MERS-CoV Vaccine Trial in Korea
3. SFC Fluidics, Inc. Receives SBIR Phase II Funding for Development of an Implantable Drug Delivery Device
4. Allotrope Foundation Achieves Two Major Milestones: Releases 1st Phase of Framework for Commercial Use and is Recognized with a 2017 Bio-IT World Best Practice Award
5. Worldwide Clinical Trials Selected by BrainStorm as CRO for Phase 3 NurOwn Trial in ALS
6. ACEA Biosciences Announces Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Study of Novel Autoimmune Disease Drug
7. Three Phase 1 Ventures Participants Receive Science Center Funding
8. Sentien Biotechnologies, Inc. Announces Open Enrollment in Phase 1/2 Trial of SBI-101 for Patients with Acute Kidney Injury
9. JDP Initiates Pivotal Phase 3 Clinical Trial of JDP-205 for Acute Urticaria
10. Phase Genomics Announces the Commercial Availability of ProxiMeta™ Hi-C
11. Lilly Announces Positive Results for Three Phase 3 Studies of Galcanezumab for the Prevention of Episodic and Chronic Migraine
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... announced the three Winners and six Finalists of the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Awards ... the Blavatnik Family Foundation and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... October ... ... (https://www.onramp.bio/ ) has launched Rosalind™, the first-ever genomics analysis platform specifically designed ... bioinformatics complexity. Named in honor of pioneering researcher Rosalind Franklin, who made ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... ... October 11, 2017 , ... ... will be hosting a Webinar titled, “Pathology is going digital. Is your lab ... digital pathology adoption best practices and how Proscia improves lab economics and realizes ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... Bay, Florida (PRWEB) , ... October 11, 2017 ... ... and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan drug designation to SBT-100, its novel ... (sdAb) for the treatment of osteosarcoma. SBT-100 is able to cross the cell ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:8/15/2017)... Aug. 15 2017   ivWatch LLC , a medical device ... therapy, today announced receipt of its ISO 13485 Certification, the global ... International Organization for Standardization (ISO®). ... ivWatch Model 400 Continuous Monitoring device for the early detection of ... "This is an important milestone ...
(Date:5/23/2017)...  Hunova, the first robotic gym for the rehabilitation and functional motor ... Genoa, Italy . The first 30 robots will be ... USA . The technology was developed and patented at the ... spin-off Movendo Technology thanks to a 10 million euro investment from entrepreneur ... ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... The global military biometrics market ... by the presence of several large global players. The ... major players - 3M Cogent, NEC Corporation, M2SYS Technology, ... 61% of the global military biometric market in 2016. ... military biometrics market boast global presence, which has catapulted ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):