NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Helicos BioSciences today said that it will raise net proceeds of roughly $9.4 million through the sale of its common stock and warrants to certain existing investors through a private placement.

The Cambridge, Mass.-based maker of single-molecule sequencing systems said that the investors include venture capital investors Atlas Ventures, Flagship Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, Versant Ventures, and the firm's CEO, Ron Lowy.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific says it will no longer sell machines in China's Xinjiang region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The University of Zurich's Ruedi Aebersold and his colleagues analyzed a dozen HeLa cell lines to find differences in gene expression, protein levels, and more.

New Scientist reports that 20 percent of human and yeast proteins are uncharacterized.

In Nature this week: protein-coding variants associated with body-fat distribution, and more.

Feb
26
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This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease. 

Mar
27
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Sequencing workflows require library quantification and normalization to ensure data quality and reduce cost.