Scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA in Stuttgart and the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg recently announced that they have developed a way of mass-producing peptide arrays that is less expensive than existing methods.
 
The method, which employs a laser scanner developed by Fraunhofer, could reinvigorate a struggling seven-year-old firm founded by DKFZ researchers to provide inexpensive peptide chips to pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

Researchers examine the gap in funding between researchers and research institutions, ScienceInsider reports

By sequencing two ancient dog genomes, researchers from the US and Germany suggest that dogs were domesticated in a single event, the Washington Post reports.

In Genome Research this week: population dynamics of E. coli infection, lncRNA expression changes in macaque aging, and more.

Researchers are using sourdough starter to get a glimpse into the factors and processes that influence the microbiome, NPR reports.