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Invitrogen: Sep 7, 2006

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Invitrogen has introduced Lipofectamine LTX, a transfection reagent for DNA delivery.
 

According to the company, the reagent demonstrates high levels of transfection efficiency and protein expression with more than 90 percent viability for a wide range of cells, including primary neuronal cells and other disease-relevant cell types.

The Scan

Gone, But Now Reconstructed SARS-CoV-2 Genomes

In a preprint, a researcher describes his recovery of viral sequences that had been removed from a common database.

Rare Heart Inflammation Warning

The Food and Drug Administration is adding a warning about links between a rare inflammatory heart condition and two SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, Reuters reports.

Sandwich Sampling

The New York Times sent tuna sandwiches for PCR analysis.

Nature Papers Describe Gut Viruses, New Format for Storing Quantitative Genomic Data, More

In Nature this week: catalog of DNA viruses of the human gut microbiome, new dense depth data dump format to store quantitative genomic data, and more.