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All the Protein's Proteins

To look for proteins interacting with the Huntington's disease protein researchers led by Robert Hughes performed both high throughput yeast two-hybrid screenings and affinity pull-down coupled to mass spectrometry. From these techniques, the scientists report in PLoS Genetics that they found over 200 proteins that may interact with the huntingtin protein and affect the neural toxicity of the disease.

The Scan

Tens of Millions Saved

The Associated Press writes that vaccines against COVID-19 saved an estimated 20 million lives in their first year.

Supersized Bacterium

NPR reports that researchers have found and characterized a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye.

Also Subvariants

Moderna says its bivalent SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to a strong immune response against Omicron subvariants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Science Papers Present Gene-Edited Mouse Models of Liver Cancer, Hürthle Cell Carcinoma Analysis

In Science this week: a collection of mouse models of primary liver cancer, and more.