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Proteome Systems and SGE International to Co-Develop LC/MS Proteomics Kits

NEW YORK, April 22 (GenomeWeb News) - Proteome Systems and SGE International will jointly develolp a number of liquid chromatography mass spectrometry kits for proteomics applications, the companies said yesterday.


Proteome Systems, based in Sydney, plans to adapt SGE's capillary and nanoflow liquid chromatographic columns and tubing to interface with electrospray mass spectrometers. SGE is based in Melbourne, Australia.

The Scan

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.

Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests

The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high.

To See Future Risk

Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening.

PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.