Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Molecular Applications Launches DiscoveryBase

Premium

PALO ALTO, Calif.--Molecular Applications Group here announced the release of DiscoveryBase, a web-based server application that enables pharmaceutical researchers to work with publicly available genomics data and search algorithms in a secure environment behind their company firewall. Molecular Applications CEO Myra Williams said the product was developed in response to customer requests for a secure, reliable, internal bioinformatics resource. Williams said she found a need "not only for new analytical methods to determine gene function, but also for a product that brings publicly available bioinformatics services in-house where they can be used in a secure environment to study proprietary sequence data."

Filed under

The Scan

Single-Cell Sequencing Points to Embryo Mosaicism

Mosaicism may affect preimplantation genetic tests for aneuploidy, a single-cell sequencing-based analysis of almost three dozen embryos in PLOS Genetics finds.

Rett Syndrome Mouse Model Study Points to RNA Editing Possibilities

Investigators targeted MECP2 in mutant mouse models of Rett syndrome, showing in PNAS that they could restore its expression and dial down symptoms.

Investigators Find Shared, Distinct Genetic Contributors to Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma

An association study in JAMA Network Open uncovers risk variants within and beyond the human leukocyte antigen locus.

Transcriptomic, Epigenetic Study Appears to Explain Anti-Viral Effects of TB Vaccine

Researchers report in Science Advances on an interferon signature and long-term shifts in monocyte cell DNA methylation in Bacille Calmette-Guérin-vaccinated infant samples.