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Alphametrix to Sell SciGene Products in Germany, Austria

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Alphametrix will sell SciGene’s entire line of products in Germany and Austria under an exclusive agreement announced by the firms on Friday.
 
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based SciGene makes automated platforms for hybridization and post-hybridization processing of microarrays. Among its products are the Little Dipper Microarray Processor, Mai Tai Hybridization System, and NoZone Workstations.
 
SciGene said that it selected Rödermark, Germany-based AlphaMetrix as its distributor due to its experience in the microarray market.

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.