Transcription Factor Scan Identifies Genetic Cause for Inherited Blindness.
Retinitis pigmentosa is an inherited eye disorder characterized by progressive loss of vision that in many instances leads to legal blindness at the end stage.
In a ChIP-Seq based approach, the researchers identified a key regulatory role of the transcription factor Crx (Cone-rod homeobox) ... more
Genomatix gets Patent for Comparative Genomics Method
Genomatix Software announced that it was issued patent No. EP 1 800 232 B1, “Identification and assignment of functionally corresponding regulatory sequences for orthologous loci in eukaryotic genomes” by the European Patent Office.
The Patent relates to a method for identification of netw ... more
Deep sequencing study reveals new insights into human transcriptome
In a collaborative project scientists from the Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin (MPI MolGen), Germany and Genomatix with a business in Munich, Germany and Ann Arbor, MI, USA, applied next generation sequencing and analysis methods to generate an unprecedented view at th ... more