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Waters this week introduced its new CORTECS UPLC columns, a line of 1.6 micron solid-core LC columns.
The columns are available in C18, C18+, and HILIC chemistries and in 30 different column configurations.

The University of California, San Francisco, has released Chimera 1.8.

Kinexus Bioinformatics has released an upgrade of its PhosphoNet database of known and predicted human phosphorylation sites.

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Phalanx Biotech has updated its OneArray microRNA expression-profiling microarrays to reflect the content of miRBase version 17.

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Kinexus Bioinformatics' KiNet Antibody Microarray Website, Nordson Asymtek's Automated Workcell

In particular, the study focused on signaling networks tied to CTL chromatin regulation with the aim of better understanding the systems of gene regulation characteristic of these cells, said one of the researchers.

The arrays, which are based on data generated using the company's kinase substrate prediction algorithm, are intended for research into identifying optimal kinase substrates and for proteome-wide kinase screening assays.

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Protein Geometry Database, Simcyp Population-based ADME Simulator, PhosphoNet KnowledgeBase, Cytomcl

In addition, the company said it may be offering mass spec-based services for targeted analysis of phosphorylation sites.

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CNN reports that researchers have tied a new variant to opioid addiction risk.

Organoids derived from patients' tumors may help determine what chemotherapy treatment patients would benefit from, according to New Scientist.

An initiative from GenomeAsia 100K hopes to increase the number of South Asians in genetic research, according to NBC News.

In Science this week: genomic analysis of ancient and modern horses indicates population turnover, and more.