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Proteomic Profiling

In a paper from this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ($), Scripps Research Institute scientists Cleo Salisbury and Benjamin Cravatt demonstrate the use of chemical probes to study histone deacetylases "in native proteomes and live cells," according to the abstract. The method should help profile the binding proteins for these complexes.

The Scan

Alzheimer's Risk Gene Among Women

CNN reports that researchers have found that variants in MGMT contribute to Alzheimer's disease risk among women but not men.

Still Hanging Around

The Guardian writes that persistent pockets of SARS-CoV-2 in the body could contribute to long COVID.

Through a Little Spit

Enteric viruses like norovirus may also be transmitted through saliva, not just the fecal-oral route, according to New Scientist.

Nature Papers Present Method to Detect Full Transcriptome, Viruses Infecting Asgard Archaea, More

In Nature this week: VASA-seq approach to detect full transcriptome, analysis of viruses infecting Asgard archaea, and more.