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In Brief This Week is a Friday column containing news items that our readers may have missed during the week.

Paired Ends: May 31, 2011


Sam Mohan

The protein analysis firm also said that it raised $13 million in connection with the deal.

New Products: Jan 28, 2011


Cell Biosciences

Paired Ends: Dec 7, 2010


Mark Dronsfield, Bernd Brust, Jeremy Berg, Mark Poznansky

A number of prominent proteomics-based diagnostics developers were recipients of the grant and tax credit awards, which are being provided by the IRS through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program.

Paired Ends: Nov 2, 2010


Lloyd Kunimoto, Martin Burow, Richard Lussier, Ingrid Choupin

With the assay, the Stanford researchers have begun examining protein phosphorylation levels in a variety of cancer types. The team has also entered into collaborations with several pharmaceutical firms to investigate the effects of therapeutic agents on protein phosphorylation levels in tumor cells.

The deal is expected to expand Cell Biosciences' protein analysis product portfolio "and transform Cell Biosciences into the premier provider of capillary-based protein analysis technology," the company said.

New Products: Apr 16, 2010


Cell Biosciences, Proteome Software, TTP LabTech


The US has sent its formal notice of withdrawal from the World Health Organization, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Science reports that a draft spending bill would increase the US National Institutes of Health budget by 13 percent.

The Harvard Crimson reports that Harvard and MIT are suing the Department of Homeland Security and ICE over the new international student visa policy.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: algorithm to determine molecular sequence types and other microbial features, computational method to uncover R-loop structures, and more.