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The Macromolecular Structure Database group at the EBI now offers a platform-independent toolbar application to search the MSD Relational Database. It is available at www.ebi.ac.uk/msdsrv/docs/msdbar.html.

 

Molsoft has released a free program, ICM Browser, that can read PDB files, sequences, alignments, or internal binary multi-object documents, visualize rich sequence-structure, save high-resolution images, create colored alignments, perform PDB searches, annotate structures, and calculate RMSD between structures. It is available at www.molsoft.com/products/icm_browser.htm.

 

Definiens has launched version 2.1 of its Proteomweaver 2D gel analysis software. The new version allows users to analyze multiple samples run within the same gel. It uses a new quantification algorithm that has been especially designed for multi-fluorescence gels.

 

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.