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SoftGenetics ChimerMaker Software Update

SoftGenetics has launched the latest version of its ChimerMaker software, an automated chimerism analysis software. The latest version incorporate new workflow functionalities to meet the needs of leading edge HLA, molecular pathology, histocompatibility, transplant, and immunology laboratories. In addition, the software is now compatible with the company's Six Dye Chemistries, enabling labs to analyze results from more loci from human ID kits, the company said.

The Scan

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Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

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