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Researchers at the University of Victoria, Genome British Columbia Proteomics Centre have developed a multiplexed multiple-reaction monitoring mass spec assay capable of quantifying 142 proteins in undepleted and non-enriched human plasma in a single run.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – AB Sciex, Genedata, and LECO today announced a technology partnership to develop a collaborative software system to enable metabolomics researchers to comprehensively process and analyze experimental data across different GC/MS and LC/MS platforms.

A team led by researchers at the University of Washington has developed a multiplexed approach to data-independent acquisition mass spec that could offer significant gains in precursor selectivity.

Minneapolis – Thermo Fisher Scientific made a splash at this week's American Society of Mass Spectrometry annual meeting with the launch of its hi-res Fusion instrument (

New Products: ASMS 2013 Focus

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A number of vendors introduced new proteomics products at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry meeting in Minneapolis this week. The following is a roundup of new offerings introduced at the conference.

AB Sciex this week said that its API 3200MD and 3200MD QTRAP mass spectrometers have received the EU CE-IVDD mark, allowing them to be sold in the EU for general in vitro diagnostic use including in hospitals and clinical diagnostic laboratories.

Researchers at the Beijing Proteome Research Center have developed a fast mass spec workflow that enables profiling of whole mammalian proteomes in as little as half a day.

Thermo Fisher Scientific said this week that two of its facilities have achieved ISO 13485 certification, moving the company forward in its efforts to develop liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry systems for clinical use.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Leco and Danaher business AB Sciex today announced a co-marketing agreement to offer bundled liquid chromatography and gas chromatography, mass spectrometry-based solutions to metabolomics researchers.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Eurofins Scientific, AB Sciex, and Phenomenex are collaborating to develop methods to detect the presence of antibiotic and fungicide residue in animal feed.

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The US National Institutes of Health's All of Us project awarded $4.6 million to the company Color to develop a genetic counseling resource for the program.

The Times of India reports on a pilot study that used genomic testing to determine whether patients had drug-resistant tuberculosis.

New guidelines say that more women may benefit from genetic testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times.

In Cell this week: small proteins identified among human microbiome, role for tumor microbes in pancreatic cancer survival, and more.