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Researchers discover new hidden gene in COVID-19

A team of researchers from Taiwan’s Academia Sinica have discovered a “hidden gene” in the novel coronavirus. This hidden gene in SARS-CoV-2, virus causing COVID-19, may have contributed to its unique biology and potential of the pandemic. Discovery of a gene for a virus that already has 15 genes in total could have a significant ..




Next Generation Sequencing in India

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has inaugurated the Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) facility at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in Hyderabad. What is the Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) facility? The Next Generation Sequencing (NSG) facility is a state of the art machine which can sequence 18,000 samples in just ..