Investigators at the National Institutes of Health and Boston University reported this week that they have prevented HIV infection in vitro by inactivating interleukin-2-inducible T-cell kinase, or ITK.
The Tec family tyrosine kinase regulates T-cell receptor-induced activation of PLCγ-1, Ca2+ mobilization and transcription factor activation, and actin rearrangement downstream of both T-cell receptors and chemokine receptors.  

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In Science this week: International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium publishes the bread wheat cultivar Chinese Spring reference genome, and more.

At his FDA Law Blog, Jeffrey Gibbs discusses FDA's technical assistance for the draft Diagnostic Accuracy and Innovation Act.

The New York Times reports that genetic testing has uncovered unfaithful penguins at a Utah aquarium.

Cancer researcher loses funding under new Wellcome Trust anti-bullying policies, the Guardian reports.