Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

LifeMap Signs Promotional Partnership with Toldot

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – LifeMap Sciences today announced an agreement to promote Toldot Genetics' products to its users in academia, research hospitals, and biopharmaceutical companies.

The partners also said they will collaborate to optimize Toldot's genetic variation analysis tools using LifeMap's GeneCards database.

LifeMap, a BioTime subsidiary, is the exclusive marketer of genetic database tools developed by the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, including the GeneCards human gene database and MalaCards human disease database.  

Hod Hasharon, Israel-based Toldot provides analysis for whole-genome and whole-exome sequencing to help link genetic variations with clinical conditions.

The Scan

Renewed Gain-of-Function Worries

The New York Times writes that the pandemic is renewing concerns about gain-of-function research.

Who's Getting the Patents?

A trio of researchers has analyzed gender trends in biomedical patents issued between 1976 and 2010 in the US, New Scientist reports.

Other Uses

CBS Sunday Morning looks at how mRNA vaccine technology could be applied beyond SARS-CoV-2.

PLOS Papers Present Analysis of Cervicovaginal Microbiome, Glycosylation in Model Archaea, More

In PLOS this week: functional potential of the cervicovaginal microbiome, glycosylation patterns in model archaea, and more.