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Target Discovery and Groton Biosystems to Co-Develop Protein Production Instrumentation

NEW YORK, June 4 (GenomeWeb News) - Target Discovery and Groton Biosystems, a subsidiary of Groton Technology, are co-developing a capillary electrophoresis analysis system, Target Discovery said yesterday.


The new instruments will incorporate Palo Alto, Calif.-based Target Discovery's capillary electrophoresis technology into Acton, Mass.-based Groton's process monitoring instruments for protein production.


The companies said that products from the collaboration have already entered the market.

The Scan

And Back

The New York Times reports that missing SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences are back in a different database.

Lacks Family Hires Attorney

A lawyer for the family of Henrietta Lacks plans to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies that have used her cancer cells in product development, the Baltimore Sun reports.

For the Unknown

The Associated Press reports that family members are calling on the US military to use new DNA analysis techniques to identify unknown sailors and Marines who were on the USS Arizona.

PLOS Papers on Congenital Heart Disease, COVID-19 Infection Host MicroRNAs, Multiple Malformation Mutations

In PLOS this week: new genes linked to congenital heart disease, microRNAs with altered expression in COVID-19, and more.