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Affymetrix Axiom HLA Analysis Software

Affymetrix has released Axiom Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) analysis software to complement its new Axiom Transplant Genotyping Array. The software enables affordable, high-throughput, and accurate analysis of 11 classical loci at 4-digit resolution by imputing HLA type from Axiom array-generated genotype data. It can be used for HLA typing from any genotyping dataset containing coverage of the extended major histocompatibility complex region.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.