Our manuscript describing the "C1 CAGE" method that we developed at to analyse gene expression () of single cells on the platform is finally published in Nature Communications (nature.com/articles/s41467-018). The protocol itself has been already available for a couple of years directly on Fluidigm's website. Another method, not visible from the title, is also published in our manuscript: "color multiplexing" of single cells using live stains.

A new cap structure published by Munir, Banerjee and Shuman (Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York) in (academic.oup.com/nar/article/4). All is in the title: « NAD+-dependent synthesis of a 5′-phospho-ADP-ribosylated RNA/DNA cap by RNA 2′-phosphotransferase Tpt1 »

50 % of exploring how to do, 45 % of studying how to do, and 5 % of actually doing it, but now I am more proficient at using the ggbio package from .


One more step in the field of

...wondering if the "water kit" of magnetic molecular models from 3D Molecular Designs would be a good toy for a 3-yo boy, or if the security warnings are telling me to not do that.




Anyway, there are a lot of cool things in the maker's website, including models related to recent discoveries such as the CRISPR/Cas9 system.

An interesting site to visit !


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