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Invivoscribe LymphoTrack TRB Assay

Invivoscribe has released the research use-only version of its LymphoTrack TRB Assay for the Illumina MiSeq sequencing platform. The assay dentifies clonal TRB (VDJ) rearrangements, the associated VDJ region DNA sequences, and provides the frequency distribution of V, D, and J region segment utilization using the included LymphoTrack bioinformatics software. This software allows researchers and pharmaceutical companies conducting clinical trials to identify amd track clonal populations by performing minimal residual disease testing of subsequent samples.

The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.