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Reactome version 19, FABLE, CCP4 version 6.0.2

Reactome version 19 is currently available here. The latest version of the curated knowledgebase of biological processes in humans includes modules for Uncoating, Reverse Transcription, and Integration under HIV Life Cycle as well as other new modules. Reactome data can be exported in SMBL, Protégé, and BioPAX level 2 formats.

FABLE (Fast Automated Biomedical Literature Extraction) version 2.0 is available here. FABLE performs document retrieval and gene list extractions of Medline abstracts for queries of genes, transcripts, and proteins by annotating text in an automated process. New features include a "Gene Lister" application that allows users to create lists of relevant human genes from the biomedical literature by entering arbitrary Boolean keyword searches. In addition, for all search results, users can now click next to the listed gene symbol to see all synonyms for the symbol.

CCP4 version 6.0.2 is available here. The release contains several bug fixes and program updates. CCP4mg has been updated to version 1.0 and Coot to version 0.1.2. Several major new programs are also available on the CCP4 pre-release page.

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Two J&J Doses

Johnson & Johnson says two doses of its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine provides increased protection against symptomatic COVID-19, CNN reports.

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Response in Kids

The Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in a lower-dose format appears to generate an immune response among children, according to the Washington Post.

Chicken Changes to Prevent Disease

The Guardian writes that researchers are looking at gene editing chickens to help prevent future pandemics.

PNAS Papers on Siberian Dog Ancestry, Insect Reproduction, Hippocampal Neurogenesis

In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture among Siberian dogs, hormone role in fruit fly reproduction, and more.