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EBI offers Online Portal to Genomic, Proteomic Databases

NEW YORK, July 7 (GenomeWeb News) - The European Bioinformatics Institute today announced the launch of Integr8, a browsing software that integrates genomic and proteomic databases.

The coding sequences, protein sequences, and protein structures of 179 species are available for viewing on the free service, which is available at

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.