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Lion Bioscience of Heidelberg, Germany, has released GenomeScout 1.0, a genome comparison and analysis software system. The system was developed primarily for analysis of microbial genomes, with applications for identifying microbial drug targets and for vaccine development. GenomeScout is based on Lion’s SRS Data Integration System.

Proteome of Beverly, Mass., has launched two new databases that link protein functional information with the human genome: the Human Proteome Survey Database and the G Protein-Coupled Receptor Database. The two mammalian-focused databases include data from human, mouse, and rat biology. Both databases integrate across all species within the company’s BioKnowledge Library for deeper analysis.

DoubleTwist of Oakland, Calif., announced that automated searching of Derwent’s Geneseq patent database is now available through the genomics research environment. By assigning the DoubleTwist Patent Agent to their sequence data, scientists can continuously monitor Geneseq and conduct homology-based searches against patent data, all within the context of their genomic research on, said DoubleTwist.

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Harvard Team Report One-Time Base Editing Treatment for Motor Neuron Disease in Mice

A base-editing approach restored SMN levels and improved motor function in a mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy, a new Science paper reports.

International Team Examines History of North American Horses

Genetic and other analyses presented in Science find that horses spread to the northern Rockies and Great Plains by the first half of the 17th century.

New Study Examines Genetic Dominance Within UK Biobank

Researchers analyze instances of genetic dominance within UK Biobank data, as they report in Science.

Cell Signaling Pathway Identified as Metastasis Suppressor

A new study in Nature homes in on the STING pathway as a suppressor of metastasis in a mouse model of lung cancer.