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MDS Sciex, Eksigent in Proteomics Co-Marketing Pact

NEW YORK June 3 - MDS Sciex will co-market and distribute microfluidics technology for proteomics research developed by Eksigent Technologies, the companies said today.


MDS Sciex will globally co-market and distribute Eksigent's NanoLC system, a high-performance liquid chromatography system for nanoscale liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry experiments.


According to Eksigent, the NanoLC system can be used as stand-alone product or in LC/MS identification of peptides for proteomics studies.

The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.