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New Products: Takara Bio Europe's Xfect siRNA Transfection Reagent; Exiqon's miRcury LNA microRNA Array

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Takara Bio Europe has introduced the Xfect siRNA transfection reagent.

According to the company, the reagent ensures efficient delivery of siRNAs with low toxicity due to the use of biodegradable nanoparticles created by the binding of the reagent to dsRNA.


Exiqon has introduced the seventh generation of its miRcury LNA microRNA array, which includes 3,100 capture probes covering all human, mouse, and rat miRNAs in the latest version of miRBase.

The Scan

Guidelines for Ancient DNA Work

More than two dozen researchers have developed new ethical guidelines for conducting ancient DNA research, which they present in Nature.

And Cleared

A UK regulator has cleared former UK Prime Minister David Cameron in concerns he should have registered as a consultant-lobbyist for his work with Illumina, according to the Financial Times.

Suit Over Allegations

The Boston Globe reports that David Sabatini, who was placed on leave from MIT after allegations of sexual harassment, is suing his accuser, the Whitehead Institute, and the institute's director.

Nature Papers on Esophageal Cancer, Origin of Modern Horses, Exome Sequencing of UK Biobank Participants

In Nature this week: genetic and environmental influences of esophageal cancer, domestic horse origin traced to Western Eurasian steppes, and more.