The institute will provide gene editing services and genetically modified cell lines to Analytical Biological Services.
The investment bank began coverage with an Outperform rating, noting that Horizon's recent acquisition of Dharmacon is highly complementary and synergistic.
Stakeholders increasingly highlight the need for better, more standardized tools to validate and compare liquid biopsy tests, and commercial firms have responded.
The deal covers Atum's custom vectors and Horizon's CHO Source biomanufacturing platform.
The worldwide distribution agreement expands Oxford's existing product and service portfolio, streamlining workflows for current customers, the company said.
The results begin to adress questions about whether the company's meticulous, but costly research services can actually impact patient outcomes.
Researchers used mosquito and monkey cell lines to propagate viral RNA in semen samples from a man infected with Zika while traveling in the Caribbean.
Cell line engineers from Horizon Genomics said a method to make or undo fusion oncogenes in cell lines could help create reference standards for cancer diagnostics.
Considering the widespread use of the cell line, these findings could have significant implications for the research community.
The updated repository includes 265 drugs, 1,074 cell lines, as well as associated whole-exome sequencing and gene expression data among other datasets.
Rare gene mutations are guiding the search for drugs to manage chronic pain without opioids, according to CNBC.
The new Francis Crick Institute building can get too noisy for some researchers to concentrate, according to the Guardian.
CBS News reports that there are still many vacancies at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, but that it's uncertain whether they will be filled.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: pipeline to analyze and visualize bacterial genomes, database of global set of human genomes, and more.