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Procter & Gamble Signs on for Aclara Assay

NEW YORK, Jan. 23-Aclara BioSciences said today that Procter & Gamble has signed a deal for access to its eTag assay system.

 

The agreement covers products and services for protein and gene expression assays based on Aclara's eTag system, which uses a proprietary reporting mechanism to create multiplexed results from one sample.

 

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

The Scan

Unwrapping Mummies' Faces

LiveScience reports that Parabon NanoLabs researchers have reconstructed how three Egyptian mummies may have looked.

Study on Hold

The Spectrum 10K study has been put on hold due to a backlash, leading the researchers to conduct consultations with the autism community, Nature News reports.

Others Out There Already

Reuters reports that Sanofi is no longer developing an mRNA-based vaccine for SARS-CoV-2.

PNAS Papers on GWAS False Discovery, PRAMEF2 Role in Tumorigenesis, RNA Virus Reverse Genetics

In PNAS this week: strategy to account for GWAS false-discovery rates, role of PRAMEF2 in cancer development, and more.