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Sigma Life Sciences' Next-Gen Sequencing Oligos

Sigma-Aldrich's Sigma Life Science business has launched Next-Gen Sequencing Oligos, custom next-gen sequencing adapters that are designed to improve target sequence assembly. "With cross-contamination thresholds as low as 0.25 percent or less, and both ISO 9001 and 13485 manufacturing available, Next-Gen Sequencing Oligos are ideal for research, life science research tool, and molecular diagnostic applications," Carlos Martinez, development manager at Sigma-Aldrich, said in a statement announcing the launch.

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.