The effort, dubbed the National Resource for Translational and Developmental Proteomics, aims to improve on the technology and train others in its use.
The agency will fund studies of the molecular profiles of multiple brain regions and cell types to better understand the mechanisms of psychiatric diseases.
They also put forth a proof-of-concept method for scheduled Swath acquisition, which accounts for changes in precursor ion distributions across LC gradients.
According to study leader Neil Kelleher, the effort marks a significant step forward for the use of top-down proteomics in analyzing histone proteoforms.
Using the technique, the researchers collected phosphoproteomic data on 91 mouse liver samples, generating time-resolved profiles of insulin signaling.
While one researcher says cloning the mammoth may be decades away, if successful, it may lead to a theme park of species that would no longer be extinct.
DNA Sequencing is being used by researchers in California to survey fish and marine life as part of a conservation effort.
This week in Nature: Researchers describe the adaptation of organisms to environmental changes, while another study provides new insights into pig domestication.
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