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.

New results from the NASA Twins Study indicate that the immune system may rev up when in space, the Washington Post reports.

Kelvin Droegemeier, the new science advisor, spoke at the American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting, Geekwire reports.

In PNAS this week: whole-genome assembly for the white shark, paper-based microfluidic method for detecting the malaria parasite, and more.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.