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Shenzhen, China
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BGI Technology Solutions Co. and Beijing Institute For Cancer Research | Date: 2015-09-29

The present invention relates to methods, kits, and compositions for detecting and/or diagnosing metastatic potential of cancer cells or for evaluating prognosis in a patient with cancer by detection of the protein expression level of an HLA class I molecule and/or the copy number variation of a polynucleotide encoding the HLA class I molecule. The present invention also relates to the use of the protein expression level of an HLA class I molecule and/or the copy number variation of a polynucleotide encoding the HLA class I molecule as a prognosis biomarker and metastasis predictive biomarker of cancer.


Patent
BGI Technology SOLUTIONS CO. | Date: 2012-03-30

Provided are a whole genome sample amplification method, a whole genome sequencing method, and a method for determining whether an abnormal state occurs in a whole genome, a whole genome sample amplification apparatus, a whole genome sequencing device, and a system for determining whether an abnormal state occurs in a whole genome. The whole genome sample amplification method comprises: subjecting a whole genome sample to a first amplification reaction, so as to obtain a first amplification product; and subjecting the first amplification product to a second amplification reaction, so as to obtain a second amplification product. The first amplification reaction is one of the PCR-based amplification reaction and the isothermal amplification reaction, and the second amplification reaction is the other of the PCR-based amplification reaction and the isothermal amplification reaction.


Patent
BGI Technology SOLUTIONS CO. | Date: 2012-03-02

A method and an apparatus for genome assembly are provided. The method comprises: filtering a short-fragment-sequence output from end sequencing of an large insert-size library to remove unqualified sequence; aligning the filtered short-fragment-sequence onto a reference genome sequence, wherein, the filtered short-fragment-sequences comprise paired short-fragment-sequences; sorting the paired short-fragment-sequence after alignment into soap reads sequence, single reads sequence and unmap reads sequence based on the aligning result, and counting the number of each sort of sequence; calculating a distance between the paired soap reads on a fragment of the reference genome sequence, wherein a pair of the paired soap reads can be aligned onto a same fragment of the reference genome sequence; and counting a distance distribution of each pair of soap reads on the reference genome sequence; and assembling the genome sequence by using the paired single reads upon the distance distribution meeting a requirement of a threshold, wherein a pair of the paired single reads can be aligned onto two different fragments of the reference genome sequence.


Patent
BGI Technology SOLUTIONS CO. | Date: 2012-04-13

Provided is a transcriptome assembly method, comprising the following steps of: constructing a sequencing sample transcriptome read into a de Brujin graph; performing filtering and linearization processing on the de Brujin graph, so as to form continuous contigs; obtaining association among the contigs, and filtering association data; performing linearization processing on a continuous sequence without bifurcation; outputting a contig sequence; comparing the read and an end pairing read with the output contig sequence, so as to obtain information between the read and the contig; establishing connections among the contigs, so as to construct a graph with the contigs as points and the connections as edges; pre-processing and dividing the obtained graph, so as to obtain independent sub-graphs; and outputting a transcript according to the sub-graphs. Further provided is a transcriptome assembly system based on the method.


Patent
BGI Technology SOLUTIONS CO. | Date: 2012-05-31

Provided is a method and system of reconstructing a haplotype of a diploid. The method can include constructing a matrix of sequence fragments consisting of ternary character based on sequence fragments comprising at least one common site, wherein in the matrix of sequence fragments, two allelic bases of an SNP site in chromosome fragments are labeled with A and B respectively; initializing two fragment sets of based on the matrix of sequence fragments; determining an objective function and an initial reference temperature; performing a process of simulated annealing based on the objective function and the initial reference temperature, and outputting final sets until a convergence criteria is achieved; inferring a haplotype based on the final sets by means of minimum error correction.


Patent
BGI Technology SOLUTIONS CO. | Date: 2012-05-22

Provided is a high throughput methylation detection method, particularly a combined sequence capture and bisulfite sequencing method. The method accurately and effectively analyzes the methylation status of the target area in several samples simultaneously, lowers the difficulty of probe design, enhances operation and application feasibility, and enables high throughput methylation detection of high accuracy on interested target sequences and areas in a complete genome. The method is targeted and conserves energy and time.


Provided are the method and device for genetic map construction and the method and device for haplotype determination of a single cell. Wherein the method for genetic map construction includes: whole genome sequencing for at least a single cell from a same species, aligning the sequencing data to reference sequences respectively to determine genotypes of SNP sites, determining male parent a/female parent b typing results of SNP genotypes of a single cell based on the genotypes of SNP sites, dividing the chromosome of the species into linkage regions based on the male parent a/female parent b typing results of SNP genotypes, determining the variation ratio of a/b between two linkage regions to obtain recombination rate between every two continuous linkage regions, determining recombination map of a single cell according to the recombination rate, wherein the boundary site of a and b is the recombination site, determining the recombination rate of each recombination rate based on the recombination map to construct a genetic map of the species.


Patent
BGI Technology Solutions Co. | Date: 2014-04-30

Provided is a high throughput methylation detection method, particularly a combined sequence capture and bisulfite sequencing method. The method accurately and effectively analyzes the methylation status of the target area in several samples simultaneously, lowers the difficulty of probe design, enhances operation and application feasibility, and enables high throughput methylation detection of high accuracy on interested target sequences and areas in a complete genome. The method is targeted and conserves energy and time.


Patent
BGI Technology SOLUTIONS CO. | Date: 2012-11-21

A method for detecting hydroxymethylation modification in nucleic acid comprises: glycosylating the nucleic acid, digesting with MspI, ligating the digested fragments to a biotin-labeled linker at both ends thereof, digesting with NlaIII; capturing the digested fragments using streptavidin magnetic beads to produce fragments having the biotin-labeled linker at one end and a CATG 4-base sticky end at the other end, wherein these fragments reveal modification information of their adjacent CCGG sites; ligating the CATG sticky end to a linker containing a recognition site of MmeI or Ecop15I, digesting with corresponding restriction endonuclease to produce short sequence fragments that can reveal modification information of their adjacent CCGG sites; and performing a tag number comparison to obtain information about methylation and hydroxymethylation modification relative levels. A use of the method is also provided.


Patent
BGI Technology SOLUTIONS CO. | Date: 2012-11-15

The present invention provides a method for constructing a high-throughput sequencing library, which comprises: fragmenting genomic DNA; end-repairing the DNA fragments; adding a base A to the 3 end of the end-repaired DNA fragments; connecting the DNA fragments having cohesive end A with a methylated adapter; carrying out hybrid capture on the connection products by using specific probes to obtain object fragments; treating the object fragments with bisulfite, to convert non-methylated cytosines to uracils; PCR amplifying the converted object fragments; and separating and purifying the amplification products, wherein the amplification products constitute the high-throughput sequencing library. The present invention also provides a method and an apparatus for identifying methylation information in specified genome regions of a sample.

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