Mass Spec

News on mass spectrometry technology and applications in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen used mass spectrometry to analyze dental plaque from 21 individuals recovered from a medieval Danish gravesite.

Revenues in the third quarter grew to $466.6 million from $335.6 million in Q3 2017, beating the consensus Wall Street estimate of $451.7 million.

New work has looked at how common HLA peptide splicing is, which has significance for immunotherapy and infectious disease research.

The company reported $5.92 billion in revenues for the quarter, driven by growth across its four business segments.

Agena has an ongoing partnership with Guangzhou-based DaRui to develop MassArray-based diagnostics for cancer and inherited diseases for the Chinese market.

The Washington Post reports on a Federal Bureau of Investigation plan to place rapid DNA analyzers at booking stations around the country.

In an editorial, officials from scientific societies in the US and China call for the international community to develop criteria and standards for human germline editing.

The US National Institutes of Health is to review studies that have received private support for conflicts of interest, according to the New York Times.

In Science this week: the PsychENCODE Consortium reports on the molecular mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders, and more.