The companies will co-develop seven assays for pathogens associated with respiratory, enteric, and central nervous system diseases.
The work identified 1,461 proteins tied to more than130 brain diseases, suggesting that synaptic proteins may figure more prominently in nervous system disorders than previously thought and could represent promising new targets for drug development.
Sage will develop a predictive model and identify regulatory genes and predictive biomarkers. The two partners will then discover and prioritize the targets.
A new study catalogues the genome and evolutionary history of the oak family, UPI reports.
Dog DNA testing is a growing market, but there's still a lot of uncertainty about the accuracy of the results, the Boston Globe says.
A University of South Florida researcher is testing bone fragments to determine if they belong to Amelia Earhart.
In Cell this week: antisense Piwi-interacting RNA responses to endogenous retroviruses, proteomic patterns in hepatocellular carcinoma, and more.