To the knowledge of scientists and the CDC, the family of coronaviruses has been around since the mid-1960s. One of the most deadly of these viruses came about in the early 2000s when Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, otherwise known as SARS, emerged in China. A decade later, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) developed in […]
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We are proud to share the many number of valuable publications that we have released over the years. Feel free to read below to see what we have been working on and discovering since 2004. 2016 Jeong-Sun Seo et al. De novo assembly and phasing of a Korean human genome. Nature 538, 243-247 (2016). 2012 […]
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New Company Name Combines Mind, Body, and Genomics ROCKVILLE, MD — June 9, 2019 — Macrogen Corporation, a bioscience research firm that provides advanced research and clinical DNA sequencing services to U.S., recently announced a company name change. Macrogen Corp. is now officially Psomagen Inc: Humanizing Phenomics 120. Learn about Psomagen, Inc.:Psomagen.com “Macrogen has […]
What is genome sequencing? If you could study the map of your patients and foresee the pitfalls and obstacles – if you could navigate them and make your patients’ life easier and safer – would you? Genome sequencing can break open the cell membranes that exist in a sample of your patient’s blood or saliva […]
What is Whole Exome Sequencing? If you’re trying to find a cause for your patients’ symptoms, clinical whole exome sequencing (WES) can reveal the origins of a genetic trait or illness. How does it work? An exon, or “expressed region,” is the coding part of DNA and ultimately gets translated to protein. Using saliva, blood, […]
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Introduction Sequencing DNA involves biochemical processes to ascertain the order (sequence) of nucleotides of DNA strands. Maxam-Gilbert and Sanger methods were developed over 40 years ago, but the Sanger method soon dominated the DNA sequencing arena. With this method, DNA is repeatedly copied resulting in DNA fragments of varying lengths. The ends of each fragment […]
Psomagen, Inc. (previously Macrogen Corp.), established in 2004, offers “total genomic solutions” for both clinical and research purposes, mainly focusing on end-to-end sequencing services. The company will expand its services to include personal DNA tests.