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AnaSpec this week launched a series of zebrafish-specific Z-Fish antibodies for use in cell cycle control research.

Protein targets for the antibodies include cyclin D, Rb1, and p27. Two anti-cyclin D1 antibodies are being released, one raised with a peptide sequence from the N-terminus, and one from the C-terminus. Anti-p27 Kip1 is raised from a C-terminal peptide sequence.

The Scan

Purnell Choppin Dies

Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.

Effectiveness May Decline, Data From Israel Suggests

The New York Times reports that new Israeli data suggests a decline in Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine effectiveness against Delta variant infection, though protection against severe disease remains high.

To See Future Risk

Slate looks into the use of polygenic risk scores in embryo screening.

PLOS Papers on Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus, Bone Marrow Smear Sequencing, More

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, archived bone marrow sequencing, and more.