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Bio-Rad: Nov 21, 2007

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Bio-Rad Laboratories launched the ProteoMiner protein enrichment kits for detection of low-and medium-abundance proteins this week. The introductory kit contains columns and reagents. The sequential elution kit is also available for use on the SELDI platform.
 

The company this week also launched its product guide explaining microfluidic separation technology and its application by Bio-Rad’s Experion automated electrophoresis system. The guide can be obtained at a Bio-Rad sales office or downloaded here.

The Scan

For Better Odds

Bloomberg reports that a child has been born following polygenic risk score screening as an embryo.

Booster Decision Expected

The New York Times reports the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine this week for individuals over 65 or at high risk.

Snipping HIV Out

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Temple University researchers are to test a gene-editing approach for treating HIV.

PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection

In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more.