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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers from Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz has completed an in-depth proteomic profile of the mouse hippocampus postsynaptic density.

MyCartis this week launched its Evaluation multiplex biomarker analysis system.
The system is intended for simultaneous analysis of multiple protein and nucleic acid markers and features an integrated reaction and detection environment, the company said.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – With their collaboration announced last week, Waters, Imperial College of London, and BGI are aiming to further the integration and clinical translation of genomic and metabolomic information.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI, Imperial College of London, and Waters today signed a framework agreement to accelerate translational medicine.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers from Waters and the Technical University of Munich has devised an ion mobility-based method for improving the duty cycle of quadrupole time-of-flight (QTOF) mass spectrometers.

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Waters this week released its Progenesis Q1 2.0 software for small molecule data analysis.

NEW YORK (Genomeweb News) – Researchers at West Virginia University have combined ion mobility with a linear ion trap mass spectrometer to create a platform for proteomics and structural proteomics work.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Investment bank Stifel this week initiated coverage of four life science tools firms operating in the omics market and said that, overall, the space is poised for growth in the coming years as major end markets have stabilized and are improving for the first time in years.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Life sciences mass spec turned in a strong second quarter, even as the larger fortunes of individual vendors varied.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Waters paid $23 million in cash for the net assets of MediMass, the firm said in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.