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Products & Services: Jan 13, 2011


Exiqon said it has launched second-generation miRcury LNA microRNA inhibitor libraries for genome-wide screening of microRNA function in human and mouse.

"The new human microRNA inhibitor library targets almost 1,000 different microRNAs … [and] 40 proprietary … microRNAs," Exiqon said. "The new mouse library … targets more than 700 microRNAs."

The Scan

WHO OKs Emergency Use of Sinopharm Vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval for Sinopharm's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the Guardian reports.

Scientific Integrity Panel to Meet

According to the Associated Press, a new US scientific integrity panel is to meet later this week.

Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

In PLOS this week: epigenetics analysis of brain tissue, bioinformatics tool to find copy number signatures in cancer, and more.