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Publications tagged "Epigenetics"

Epigenetics, Cas9-mediated enrichment and novel insights in transcriptome variation: catch up on talks from ASHG 2020

This week we heard from Ariel Gershman, Shruti Iyer and Tuuli Lappalainen on their latest research addressing some of the key challenges in human genomics using nanopore technology. The talks are no...

Methylartist: Tools for visualising modified bases from nanopore sequence data

Methylartist is a consolidated suite of tools for processing, visualising, and analysing nanopore methylation data derived from modified basecalling methods. All detectable methylation types (e.g. 5...

From telomere to telomere: the transcriptional and epigenetic state of human repeat elements

Mobile elements and highly repetitive genomic regions are potent sources of lineage-specific genomic innovation and fingerprint individual genomes. Comprehensive analyses of large, composite or arra...

EpiNano: detection of m6A RNA modifications using Oxford Nanopore direct RNA sequencing

RNA modifications play pivotal roles in the RNA life cycle and RNA fate, and are now appreciated as a major posttranscriptional regulatory layer in the cell. In the last few years, direct RNA nanop...

The epiallelic nature of mouse rDNA

Ribosomal DNA (rDNA) displays substantial inter-individual genetic variation in human and mouse. Here we report that 45S rDNA units in the C57BL/6J mouse strain are epiallelic, existing as distinct ...

High-quality Arabidopsis thaliana genome assembly with Nanopore and HiFi long reads

Here, we report a high-quality (HQ) and almost complete genome assembly with a single gap and quality value (QV) larger than 60 of the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana ecotype Columbia (Col-0), gene...

Whole human genome 5'-mC methylation analysis using long read nanopore sequencing

DNA methylation is a type of epigenetic modification that affects gene expression regulation and is associated with several human diseases. Microarray and short read sequencing technologies are ofte...

DNA methylation calling tools for Oxford Nanopore sequencing: a survey and human epigenome-wide evaluation

Background Nanopore long-read sequencing technology greatly expands the capacity of long-range single-molecule DNA-modification detection. A growing number of analytical tools have been actively dev...

MINTyper: an outbreak-detection method for accurate and rapid SNP typing of clonal clusters with noisy long reads

For detection of clonal outbreaks in clinical settings, we present a complete pipeline that generates a single-nucleotide polymorphisms-distance matrix from a set of sequencing reads. Importantly, ...

NERD-seq: A novel approach of Nanopore direct RNA sequencing that expands representation of non-coding RNAs

The new next-generation sequencing platforms by Oxford Nanopore Technologies for direct RNA sequencing (direct RNA-seq) allow for an in-depth and comprehensive study of the epitranscriptome by enabl...

The human ribosomal RNA gene is composed of highly homogenized tandem clusters

The structure of the human ribosomal RNA gene clustering region (rDNA) has traditionally been hard to analyze due to its highly repetitive nature. However, the recent development of long-read sequen...

The genetic and epigenetic landscape of the Arabidopsis centromeres

Centromeres attach chromosomes to spindle microtubules during cell division and, despite this conserved role, show paradoxically rapid evolution and are typified by complex repeats. We used ultra-lo...

The mitochondrial genome and epigenome of the golden lion tamarin from fecal DNA using nanopore adaptive sequencing

The golden lion tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) is an endangered Platyrrhine primate endemic to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil. Despite ongoing conservation efforts, genetic data on this sp...

Epigenetic patterns in a complete human genome

The completion of the first telomere-to-telomere human genome, T2T-CHM13, enables exploration of the full epigenome, removing limitations previously imposed by the missing reference sequence. Existi...

A comparative analysis of computational tools for the prediction of epigenetic DNA methylation from long-read sequencing data

Recent development of Oxford Nanopore long-read sequencing has opened new avenues of identifying epigenetic DNA methylation. Among the different epigenetic DNA methylations, N6-methyladenosine is th...

Sequencing of methylase-accessible regions in integral circular extrachromosomal DNA reveals differences in chromatin structure

Although extrachromosomal DNA (ecDNA) has been intensively studied for several decades, the mechanisms underlying its tumorigenic effects have been revealed only recently. In the majority of convent...

Transcriptional activity and epigenetic regulation of transposable element in the symbiotic fungus Rhizophagus irregularis

Arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi form mutualistic relationships with most land plant species. AM fungi have long been considered as ancient asexuals. Long-term clonal evolution would be remarkable ...

ModPhred: an integrative toolkit for the analysis and storage of nanopore sequencing DNA and RNA modification data

DNA and RNA modifications can now be identified using Nanopore sequencing. However, we currently lack a flexible software to efficiently encode, store, analyze and visualize DNA and RNA modification...

Hybrid genome de novo assembly with methylome analysis of the anaerobic thermophilic subsurface bacterium Thermanaerosceptrum fracticalcis strain DRI-13T

Background There is a dearth of sequenced and closed microbial genomes from environments that exceed > 500 m below level terrestrial surface. Coupled with even fewer cultured isolates, study and...

Rapid characterization of complex genomic regions using Cas9 enrichment and Nanopore sequencing

Long-read sequencing approaches have considerably improved the quality and contiguity of genome assemblies. Such platforms bear the potential to resolve even extremely complex regions, such as multi...

A plant-like mechanism coupling m6A reading to polyadenylation safeguards transcriptome integrity and developmental genes partitioning in Toxoplasma

Correct 3’end processing of mRNAs is regarded as one of the regulatory cornerstones of gene expression. In a parasite that must answer to the high regulatory requirements of its multi-host life styl...

Oxford Nanopore sequencing-based protocol to detect CpG methylation in human mitochondrial DNA

Methylation on CpG residues is one of the most important epigenetic modifications of nuclear DNA, regulating gene expression. Methylation of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) has been studied using whole ge...

On the application of BERT models for nanopore methylation detection

Motivation DNA methylation is a common epigenetic modification, which is widely associated with various biological processes, such as gene expression, aging, and disease. Nanopore sequencing provide...

Genome-wide detection of cytosine methylations in plant from Nanopore sequencing data using deep learning

Methylation states of DNA bases can be detected from native Nanopore reads directly. At present, there are many computational methods that can detect 5mCs in CpG contexts accurately by Nanopore sequ...

DNA methylation profiling of a cnidarian-algal symbiosis using nanopore sequencing

Symbiosis with protists is common among cnidarians such as corals and sea anemones, and is associated with homeostatic and phenotypic changes in the host that could have epigenetic underpinnings, su...

Analysis of mitochondrial genome methylation using Nanopore single-molecule sequencing

The level and the biological significance of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) methylation in human cells is a controversial topic. Using long-read third-generation sequencing technology, mtDNA methylation ...

GPU accelerated adaptive banded event alignment for rapid comparative nanopore signal analysis

Background Nanopore sequencing enables portable, real-time sequencing applications, including point-of-care diagnostics and in-the-field genotyping. Achieving these outcomes requires efficient bioi...

DNAModAnnot: a R toolbox for DNA modification filtering and annotation

Motivation Long-read sequencing technologies can be employed to detect and map DNA modifications at the nucleotide resolution on a genome-wide scale. However, published software packages neglect th...

Comparison of long read sequencing technologies in resolving bacteria and fly genomes

Background The newest generation of DNA sequencing technology is highlighted by the ability to sequence reads hundreds of kilobases in length, and the increased availability of long read data has de...

A survey of rare epigenetic variation in 23,116 human genomes identifies disease-relevant epivariations and novel CGG expansions

There is growing recognition that epivariations, most often recognized as promoter hypermethylation events that lead to gene silencing, are associated with a number of human diseases. However, littl...

Accurate targeted long-read DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation sequencing with TAPS

We present long-read Tet-assisted pyridine borane sequencing (lrTAPS) for targeted base-resolution sequencing of DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation in regions up to 10 kb from nanogram-level inp...

NanoReviser: an error-correction tool for Nanopore sequencing based on a deep learning algorithm

Nanopore sequencing is regarded as one of the most promising third-generation sequencing (TGS) technologies. Since 2014, Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) has developed a series of devices based on...

Detection and discrimination of DNA adducts differing in size, regiochemistry and functional group by nanopore sequencing

Chemically induced DNA adducts can lead to mutations and cancer. Unfortunately, because common analytical methods (e.g., liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry) require adducts to be digested or li...

In vivo genetic screen identifies a SLC5A3-dependent myo-inositol auxotrophy in acute myeloid leukemia

An enhanced requirement for extracellular nutrients is a hallmark property of cancer cells. Here, we optimized an in vivo genetic screening strategy for evaluating dependencies in acute myeloid leuk...

Dynamic Methylome Modification associated with mutational signatures in ageing and etiology of disease

Epigenetic markers and reversible change in the loci of genes regulating critical cell processes, have recently emerged as important biomarkers in the study of disease pathology. The epigenetic chan...

nanoDoc: RNA modification detection using Nanopore raw reads with Deep One-Class Classification

Advances in Nanopore single-molecule direct RNA sequencing (DRS) have presented the possibility of detecting comprehensive post-transcriptional modifications (PTMs) as an alternative to experimental...

Transcriptional and epi-transcriptional dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 during cellular infection

SARS-CoV-2 uses subgenomic (sg)RNA to produce viral proteins for replication and immune evasion. We applied long-read RNA and cDNA sequencing to in vitro human and primate infection models to study ...

Systematic benchmarking of tools for CpG methylation detection from Nanopore sequencing

DNA methylation plays a fundamental role in the control of gene expression and genome integrity. Although there are multiple tools that enable its detection from Nanopore sequencing, their accuracy ...

DNAscent v2: detecting replication forks in nanopore sequencing data with deep learning

The detection of base analogues in Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) sequencing reads has become a promising new method for the high-throughput measurement of DNA replication dynamics with single-m...

Decoding co-/post-transcriptional complexities of plant transcriptomes and epitranscriptome using next-generation sequencing technologies

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies - Illumina RNA-seq, Pacific Biosciences isoform sequencing (PacBio Iso-seq), and Oxford Nanopore direct RNA sequencing (DRS) - have revealed the complex...

Long-read assembly of the Brassica napus reference genome Darmor-bzh

Background The combination of long reads and long-range information to produce genome assemblies is now accepted as a common standard. This strategy not only allows access to the gene catalogue of a...

Cas9-targeted nanopore sequencing reveals epigenetic heterogeneity after de novo assembly of native full-length hepatitis B virus genomes

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) contains a 3.2 kb DNA genome and causes acute and chronic hepatitis. HBV infection is a global health problem, with 350 million chronically infected people at increased risk ...

Towards inferring nanopore sequencing ionic currents from nucleotide chemical structures

The characteristic ionic currents of nucleotide kmers are commonly used in analyzing nanopore sequencing readouts. We present a graph convolutional network-based deep learning framework for predict...

Transcriptional silencing of ALDH2 in acute myeloid leukemia confers a dependency on Fanconi anemia proteins

Hundreds of genes become aberrantly silenced in acute myeloid leukemia (AML), with most of these epigenetic changes being of unknown functional consequence. Here, we demonstrate how gene silencing ...

Minimal detection and low biological fluctuation of mitochondrial CpG methylation at the single-molecule level

Cytosine DNA methylation in the CpG context (5mCpG) is associated with the transcriptional status of nuclear DNA. Due to technical limitations, it has been less clear if mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) is...

The structure, function, and evolution of a complete human chromosome 8

The complete assembly of each human chromosome is essential for understanding human biology and evolution. Using complementary long-read sequencing technologies, we complete the first linear assembl...

Applications of Oxford Nanopore sequencing in Schizosaccharomyces pombe

Recent years have seen great progresses in third-generation sequencing. New commercial platforms from Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) can generate ultra-long reads from single-molecule nucleic a...

Long-read sequencing to understand genome biology and cell function

Determining the sequence of DNA and RNA molecules has a huge impact on the understanding of cell biology and function. Recent advancements in next-generation short-read sequencing (NGS) technologies...

New insights into Arabidopsis transcriptome complexity revealed by direct sequencing of native RNAs

Arabidopsis thaliana transcriptomes have been extensively studied and characterized under different conditions. However, most of the current ‘RNA-sequencing’ technologies produce a relatively short...

Quantitative profiling of native RNA modifications and their dynamics using nanopore sequencing

A broad diversity of modifications decorate RNA molecules. Originally conceived as static components, evidence is accumulating that some RNA modifications may be dynamic, contributing to cellular re...

New Twists in Detecting mRNA Modification Dynamics

Modified nucleotides in mRNA are an essential addition to the standard genetic code of four nucleotides in animals, plants, and their viruses. The emerging field of epitranscriptomics examines nucle...

Gaussian Mixture Model-Based Unsupervised Nucleotide Modification Number Detection Using Nanopore Sequencing Readouts

Motivation Nucleotides modification status can be decoded from the Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) nanopore sequencing ionic current signals. Although various algorithms have been developed for n...

A novel Cas9-targeted long-read assay for simultaneous detection of IDH1/2 mutations and clinically relevant MGMT methylation in fresh biopsies of diffuse glioma

Molecular biomarkers provide both diagnostic and prognostic results for patients with diffuse glioma, the most common primary brain tumor in adults. Here, we used a long-read nanopore-based sequen...

Detection of differential RNA modifications from direct RNA sequencing of human cell lines

Differences in RNA expression can provide insights into the molecular identity of a cell, pathways involved in human diseases, and variation in RNA levels across patients associated with clinical ph...

Determination of isoform-specific RNA structure with nanopore long reads

Current methods for determining RNA structure with short-read sequencing cannot capture most differences between distinct transcript isoforms. Here we present RNA structure analysis using nanopore...

Direct detection of RNA modifications and structure using single molecule nanopore sequencing

Many methods exist to detect RNA modifications by short-read sequencing, relying on either antibody enrichment of transcripts bearing modified bases or mutational profiling approaches which require ...

Nanopore sequencing enables comprehensive transposable element epigenomic profiling

Transposable elements (TEs) drive genome evolution and are a notable source of pathogenesis, including cancer. While CpG methylation regulates TE activity, the locus-specific methylation landscape o...

Chemical probe-based nanopore sequencing to selectively assess RNA modifications

RNA modifications contribute to RNA and protein diversity in eukaryotes and lead to amino acid substitutions, deletions, and changes in gene expression levels. Several methods have developed to prof...

FORK-seq: replication landscape of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome by nanopore sequencing

Genome replication mapping methods profile cell populations, masking cell-to-cell heterogeneity. Here, we describe FORK-seq, a nanopore sequencing method to map replication of single DNA molecules ...

The architecture of SARS-CoV-2 transcriptome

SARS-CoV-2 is a betacoronavirus that is responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. The genome of SARS-CoV-2 was reported recently, but its transcriptomic architecture is unknown. Utilizing two complemen...

Discovering multiple types of DNA methylation from bacteria and microbiome using nanopore sequencing

Nanopore sequencing provides a great opportunity for direct detection of chemical DNA modification. However, existing computational methods were either trained for detecting a specific form of DNA m...

Nanopore sequencing in blood diseases: a wide range of opportunities

The molecular pathogenesis of hematological diseases is often driven by genetic and epigenetic alterations. Next-generation sequencing has considerably increased our genomic knowledge of these disor...

Direct full-length RNA sequencing reveals unexpected transcriptome complexity during Caenorhabditis elegans development

Massively parallel sequencing of the polyadenylated RNAs has played a key role in delineating transcriptome complexity, including alternative use of an exon, promoter, 5′ or 3′ splice site or polyad...

Nanopore direct RNA sequencing maps the complexity of Arabidopsis mRNA processing and m6A modification

Understanding genome organization and gene regulation requires insight into RNA transcription, processing and modification. We adapted nanopore direct RNA sequencing to examine RNA from a wild-type...

High contiguity long read assembly of Brassica nigra allows localization of active centromeres and provides insights into the ancestral Brassica genome

High-quality nanopore genome assemblies were generated for two Brassica nigra genotypes (Ni100 and CN115125); a member of the agronomically important Brassica species. The N50 contig length for th...

Profiling of human gut virome with Oxford Nanopore technology

The human gut virome plays critical roles in maintaining gut microbial composition and functionality, as well as host physiology and immunology. Yet, there are insufficient amount of studies on this...

Nanopore-based native RNA sequencing provides insights into prokaryotic transcription, operon structures, rRNA maturation and modifications

The prokaryotic transcriptome is shaped by transcriptional and posttranscriptional events that define the characteristics of an RNA, including transcript boundaries, the base modification status, an...

Nanopore sequencing of native adeno-associated virus single-stranded DNA using a transposase-based rapid protocol

Monitoring DNA integrity and DNA contaminants in adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy vectors is of major interest, because of clinical applications with increasing therapeutic doses. We here ...

Non-destructive enzymatic deamination enables single molecule long read sequencing for the determination of 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine at single base resolution

The predominant methodology for DNA methylation analysis relies on the chemical deamination by sodium bisulfite of unmodified cytosine to uracil to permit the differential readout of methylated cyto...

Direct RNA sequencing reveals m6A modifications on adenovirus RNA are necessary for efficient splicing

Adenovirus is a nuclear replicating DNA virus reliant on host RNA processing machinery. Processing and metabolism of cellular RNAs can be regulated by METTL3, which catalyzes the addition of N6-met...

RNA modifications detection by comparative Nanopore direct RNA sequencing

Abstract RNA molecules undergo a vast array of chemical post-transcriptional modifications (PTMs) that can affect their structure and interaction properties. To date, over 150 naturally occurring P...

Integrated genomic analysis reveals key features of long undecoded transcript isoform (LUTI)-based gene repression

Long Undecoded Transcript Isoforms (LUTIs) represent a class of non-canonical mRNAs that downregulate gene expression through the combined act of transcriptional and translational repression. While ...

MasterOfPores: A workflow for the analysis of Oxford Nanopore Direct RNA sequencing datasets

The direct RNA sequencing platform offered by Oxford Nanopore Technologies allows for direct measurement of RNA molecules without the need of conversion to complementary DNA, fragmentation or amplif...

Recent advances in the detection of base modifications using the nanopore sequencer

DNA and RNA modifications have important functions, including the regulation of gene expression. Existing methods based on short-read sequencing for the detection of modifications show difficulty in...

Combinatorial analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae regulatory elements

Gene expression in Saccharomyces cerevisiae is regulated at multiple levels. Genomic and epigenomic mapping of transcription factors and chromatin components has led to the definition and delineatio...

Nanopore direct RNA sequencing maps an Arabidopsis N6 methyladenosine epitranscriptome

Understanding genome organization and gene regulation requires insight into RNA transcription, processing and modification. We adapted nanopore direct RNA sequencing to examine RNA from a wild-type ...

Detection of DNA base modifications by deep recurrent neural network on Oxford Nanopore sequencing data

DNA base modifications, such as C5-methylcytosine (5mC) and N6-methyldeoxyadenosine (6mA), are important types of epigenetic regulations. Short-read bisulfite sequencing and long-read PacBio sequenc...

Nanopore sequencing: review of potential applications in functional genomics

Molecular biology has been led by various measurement technologies, and increased throughput has developed omics analysis. The development of massively parallel sequencing technology has enabled acc...

Long read sequencing reveals a novel class of structural aberrations in cancers: identification and characterization of cancerous local amplifications

Here we report identification of a new class of local structural aberrations in lung cancers. The whole-genome sequencing of cell lines using a long read sequencer, PromethION, demonstrated that typ...

Interchromosomal template-switching as a novel molecular mechanism for imprinting perturbations associated with Temple syndrome

Background Intrachromosomal triplications (TRP) can contribute to disease etiology via gene dosage effects, gene disruption, position effects, or fusion gene formation. Recently, post-zygotic de no...

Adenine methylation in Drosophila is associated with the tissue-specific expression of developmental and regulatory genes

N6-methyladenine (6mA or m6dA) is a DNA modification that has long been known to play an important role in a variety of biological functions in prokaryotes. This modification has only recently been ...

Targeted nanopore sequencing with Cas9-guided adapter ligation

Despite recent improvements in sequencing methods, there remains a need for assays that provide high sequencing depth and comprehensive variant detection. Current methods are limited by the loss of ...

Detection of base analogs incorporated during DNA replication by nanopore sequencing

DNA synthesis is a fundamental requirement for cell proliferation and DNA repair, but no single method can identify the location, direction and speed of replication forks with high resolution. Mamma...

Single-molecule sequencing detection of N6-methyladenine in microbial reference materials

The DNA base modification N6-methyladenine (m6A) is involved in many pathways related to the survival of bacteria and their interactions with hosts. Nanopore sequencing offers a new, portable method...

Single-molecule long-read sequencing reveals the chromatin basis of gene expression

Genome-wide chromatin accessibility and nucleosome occupancy profiles have been widely investigated, while the long-range dynamics remains poorly studied at the single-cell level. Here we present a ...

Accurate detection of m6A RNA modifications in native RNA sequences

The epitranscriptomics field has undergone an enormous expansion in the last few years; however, a major limitation is the lack of generic methods to map RNA modifications transcriptome-wide. Here, ...

Long-range single-molecule mapping of chromatin accessibility in eukaryotes

Active regulatory elements in eukaryotes are typically characterized by an open, nucleosome depleted chromatin structure; mapping areas of open chromatin has accordingly emerged as a widely used too...

Simultaneous profiling of chromatin accessibility and methylation on human cell lines with nanopore sequencing

Probing epigenetic features on DNA has tremendous potential to advance our understanding of the phased epigenome. In this study, we use nanopore sequencing to evaluate CpG methylation and chromati...

Decoding the epitranscriptional landscape from native RNA sequences

Traditional epitranscriptomics relies on capturing a single RNA modification by antibody or chemical treatment, combined with short-read sequencing to identify its transcriptomic location. This appr...

Mapping DNA replication with nanopore sequencing

We have harnessed nanopore sequencing to study DNA replication genome-wide at the single-molecule level. Using in vitro prepared DNA substrates, we characterized the effect of bromodeoxyuridine (Brd...

Using long-read sequencing to detect imprinted DNA methylation

Systematic variation in the methylation of cytosines at CpG sites plays a critical role in early development of humans and other mammals. Of particular interest are regions of differential methylati...

Capturing the dynamics of genome replication on individual ultra-long nanopore sequence reads

The replication of eukaryotic genomes is highly stochastic, making it difficult to determine the replication dynamics of individual molecules with existing methods. We now report a sequencing method...

Selective single molecule sequencing and assembly of a human Y chromosome of African origin

Mammalian Y chromosomes are often neglected from genomic analysis. Due to their inherent assembly difficulties, high repeat content, and large ampliconic regions, only a handful of species have thei...

Mapping DNA methylation with high-throughput nanopore sequencing

DNA chemical modifications regulate genomic function. We present a framework for mapping cytosine and adenosine methylation with the Oxford Nanopore Technologies MinION using this nanopore sequencer...

Same-day genomic and epigenomic diagnosis of brain tumors using real-time nanopore sequencing

Molecular classification of cancer has entered clinical routine to inform diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment decisions. At the same time, new tumor entities have been identified that cannot be defi...

Reading canonical and modified nucleobases in 16S ribosomal RNA using nanopore native RNA sequencing

The ribosome small subunit is expressed in all living cells. It performs numerous essential functions during translation, including formation of the initiation complex and proofreading of base-pairs...

Nanopore sequencing and assembly of a human genome with ultra-long sequence reads

We report the sequencing and assembly of a reference genome for the human GM12878 Utah/Ceph cell line using the MinION (Oxford Nanopore Technologies) nanopore sequencer. 91.2 Gb of sequence data, re...

Nanopore detection of bacterial DNA base modifications

The common bacterial base modification N6-methyladenine (m6A) is involved in many pathways related to an organism's ability to survive and interact with its environment. Recent research has shown th...

Detecting DNA cytosine methylation using nanopore sequencing

In nanopore sequencing devices, electrolytic current signals are sensitive to base modifications, such as 5-methylcytosine (5-mC). Here we quantified the strength of this effect for the Oxford Nanop...

De novo Identification of DNA Modifications Enabled by Genome-Guided Nanopore Signal Processing

Advances in nanopore sequencing technology have enabled investigation of the full catalogue of covalent DNA modifications. We present the first algorithm for the identification of modified nucleotid...

The Oxford Nanopore MinION: delivery of nanopore sequencing to the genomics community

Nanopore DNA strand sequencing has emerged as a competitive, portable technology. Reads exceeding 150 kilobases have been achieved, as have in-field detection and analysis of clinical pathogens. We ...

Progress at UC Santa Cruz: Long DNA fragments, tRNA and Modified Bases

Nanopore strand sequencing is uniquely suited to analysis of long DNA fragments and base modifications. In this presentation, we will discuss recent experiments that demonstrate 99% consensus accura...

Mapping DNA methylation with high-throughput nanopore sequencing

DNA chemical modifications regulate genomic function. We present a framework for mapping cytosine and adenosine methylation with the Oxford Nanopore Technologies MinION using this nanopore sequencer...

Detecting DNA cytosine methylation using nanopore sequencing

In nanopore sequencing devices, electrolytic current signals are sensitive to base modifications, such as 5-methylcytosine (5-mC). Here we quantified the strength of this effect for the Oxford Nanop...