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Sigma-Aldrich, Qiagen

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Sigma-Aldrich said this week that it has expanded its shRNA gene family sets in lentiviral format to include the Mission TRC shRNA human kinase gene family.
 

 
Qiagen has recently introduced the miRNeasy kits, a line of kits that enable purification of total RNA, including miRNA, or enrichment of miRNA and other small RNAs in a separate fraction.
 
The miRNeasy 96 kit is the first kit available for high-throughput purification in a 96-well format, the company said.
 
Qiagen also has launched RNA stabilization solutions, which allow samples to be stabilized, processed, stored, and transported at ambient temperature.

The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.