Protein Biotechnologies

Gentel plans to add 50 new kits to its product portfolio by the end of the year, as it transforms itself from being a services-oriented business to one that derives the bulk of its sales from products.

The collaboration covers Protein Biotechnologies' SomaPlex arrays and Gentel Bioscience's APiX View Detection Kits, which were launched this week.

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Illumina's VeraCode ADME Core Panel, Aushon Biosystems' human vascular injury panels, BioServe and Protein Biotechnologies' SomaPlex reverse-phase protein microarrays

The SomaPlex Reverse Phase Protein Microarray is the first product stemming from a collaboration between the two firms, and additional arrays are planned for launch throughout 2010.

The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.