Press release January 29, 2021
Irvine – January 29th, 2021 - Fixstars Solutions Inc., a global leader in acceleration technologies, announced that a research paper on expansion sequencing -- which is one of the in situ sequencing (ISS) methods -- was published online in the journal of science today.
ISS is a new sequencing method which, unlike conventional DNA/RNA methods, is able to simultaneously profile sequences of bases and their locations in a cell. This paper developed expansion sequencing based on the expansion microscopy technology and enabled high resolution mapping of RNAs within tissue context on conventional microscopes.
Fixstars has contributed to accelerating the analysis and image processing of expansion sequencing with its software acceleration technologies and its high-speed storage. With Fixstars' help, the analysis software performance should be able to achieve a 35-fold speed increase (6-month analysis per 10TB data to 5-day analysis).
"The method of in situ RNA sequencing with expansion microscopy is one of the most revolutionary technologies which allows researchers to understand what sequences of RNA express with their spatial information in biological tissues. We extend our sincere congratulations to the authors and colleagues on the publication of their paper. It is a great honor for us to be involved with it. We continuously strive to provide ever-better services.", said one of co-authors, Atsushi Kajita, Ph.D., Manager, Software Engineering of Fixstars Solutions, Inc.
Fixstars will continue to accelerate life sciences through the provision of technical expertise in parallel processing.
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