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LSBC s Equipment Auction Tops Most-Read GenomeWeb News Stories Last Week

NEW YORK, May 8 (GenomeWeb News) - What are GenomeWeb News subscribers reading? Below are the five most-read articles for the five-day period ended Friday, May 5.


1. LSBC Bankrupt, Auctioning Mass Specs, HPLCs, Other Instruments  (May 3)

2. 454, Roche to Launch New Instrument That Can Sequence Larger Genomes (from May 1)

3. Thermo To Lay Off 100 Employees in Massachusetts Plant Closing (from May 1)

4. Qiagen to Acquire Gentra Systems for $38M (from May 4)

5. PerkinElmer Acquires Spectral Genomics to Grow Molecular Medicine, Genetic Screening Plays (from May 1)

The Scan

Germline-Targeting HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Phase I Trial

A National Institutes of Health-led team reports in Science that a broadly neutralizing antibody HIV vaccine induced bnAb precursors in 97 percent of those given the vaccine.

Study Uncovers Genetic Mutation in Childhood Glaucoma

A study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation ties a heterozygous missense variant in thrombospondin 1 to childhood glaucoma.

Gene Co-Expression Database for Humans, Model Organisms Gets Update

GeneFriends has been updated to include gene and transcript co-expression networks based on RNA-seq data from 46,475 human and 34,322 mouse samples, a new paper in Nucleic Acids Research says.

New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer

A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability.