Cellzome

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers at Cellzome, a part of GlaxoSmithKline's R&D division, has developed a thermal profiling-based method for identifying protein drug targets and measuring protein-drug binding.

While chemical proteomics has traditionally focused on pharmaceutical work, several recent collaborations suggest that the field is establishing a foothold within agricultural research, as well.

This article originally ran on May 15 and has been updated to include additional comments from GlaxoSmithKline.
GlaxoSmithKline said today that it has entered an agreement to purchase chemical proteomics firm Cellzome for £61 million ($99 million).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GlaxoSmithKline today said that it has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 80 percent of proteomics firm Cellzome that it didn't already own for £61 million ($99 million).

A research team led by scientists at proteomics firm Cellzome has developed a selective inhibitor to the PI3 kinase isoform PI3Kγ.

By Adam Bonislawski
University of North Carolina researchers have developed a chemical proteomics approach to measure global kinase activity and used it to investigate drug resistance in triple-negative breast cancer.

Proteomics firm Cellzome said this week it has won more than €2.3 million ($3.1 million) in grants funding its participation in three separate research projects.

DVS Sciences has appointed Joseph Victor president and CEO. He will assume the role from DVS co-founder Scott Tanner, who will become the company’s chief technology officer and general manager of its Canadian operations.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.