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Igenbio's Ergo Human RNA Analytics Module

Igenbio said this week that Ergo, its cloud-based software for the microbial and synthetic biology spaces, now includes a module for human RNA sequence analytics. According to the company, the module offers tools for coding and non-coding gene expression analytics. These tools help users study biological processes, clinical and predictive biomarkers, discover drug targets, and study pathogentic processes among other uses.

The Scan

WHO Seeks Booster Pause

According to CNN, the World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on administering SARS-CoV-2 vaccine boosters until more of the world has received initial doses.

For Those Long Legs

With its genome sequence and subsequent RNAi analyses, researchers have examined the genes that give long legs to daddy longlegs, New Scientist says.

September Plans

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration is aiming for early September for full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on Targeting DNA Damage Response, TSMiner, VarSAn

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: genetic changes affecting DNA damage response inhibitor response, "time-series miner" approach, and more.