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Olink Signs up US Distributor for Duolink Line

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Swedish molecular research tools firm Olink Bioscience said today that it has signed up Bethyl Laboratories to be the US distributor for its in situ proximity ligation assay (PLA) kits.

Under the agreement, Montgomery, Texas-based clinical research products and services firm Bethyl will provide the Duolink PLA product line, which extends immunoassays to include direct detection of protein interactions.

Bethyl CEO John Carwile said in a statement that the distribution agreement will enable it to "offer a complete solution of antibodies together with a highly specific protein detection technology."

The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.