Mikrogen Protagen, Mikrogen Ink Lyme Disease Diagnostic Deal The companies are co-developing an assay that differentiates previously infected, seropositive Lyme disease patients from newly infected individuals. Protagen Using UNIarray Platform to ID Biomarkers for Use in Lupus Drug Development Premium The company has signed an agreement with biopharmaceutical firm SuppreMol to use its UNIarray technology to identify autoantibody signatures of SLE patients enrolled in a phase IIa study of SuppreMol's lead therapeutic SM101. Progen Biotechnik Inks Deals for Assay Distribution, Development In separate deals announced this past week, the German biotech firm will distribute assays developed by Asuragen, and co-develop, co-manufacture, and co-market assays with Mikrogen. Protagen Employs UNIarray Platform to Detect Protein Biomarkers Associated with Infectious Disease Premium The company is collaborating with fellow German biotech firm Mikrogen to identify autoantibody signatures typical of various infectious diseases. Protagen, Mikrogen to Co-Develop Infectious Disease Diagnostics Premium The German firms said this week that they have conducted a feasibility study for identifying autoantibody signatures in infectious diseases that may be useful for future diagnostics. Jul 6, 2010 Protagen, Mikrogen Team on Array-based Dx Breaking News Ancient DNA Analysis Highlights Three Ancestral Populations in Japan FDA Warns of Potential False Positives With Abbott SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Tests New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Oxford Nanopore, Beckman Coulter, Thermo Fisher Scientific, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, NHGRI, Dante Labs, Ancestry, More Thermo Fisher Scientific Expects 12 Percent Revenue Growth in 2022 In Brief This Week: Myriad Genetics, Danaher, Co-Diagnostics, and More The Scan For Those Thick Tiger Stripes Tigers in India with thick stripes harbor a genetic change, as Gizmodo reports. High GABA Tomatoes The Japan News reports that genome-edited tomatoes with higher GABA levels are now for sale in Japan. Approach for Inclusivity and Diversity A National Human Genome Research Institute team calls for the field to "adopt diversity as an ethos." Science Papers on Tumors Immune System Evasion; Drivers of Genomic Instability, Inflammation In Science this week: study of how tumors evade the adaptive immune system, and more.