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The cell analysis firm, which went public in July, saw service revenues fall 63 percent, offset by 17 percent growth in product revenues.

The Emeryville, California-based instrument maker expects to raise $178.2 million after offering 8.1 million shares at $22 per share.

The firms plan to collaborate with others in the field of regenerative medicine and cell therapy to expedite commercialization of the system.

Akadeum's microbubble technology and NanoCellect's Wolf cell-sorting platform will be integrated for high-quality single-cell sequencing of rare cell types. 

Single-cell analysis, next-generation sequencing, and synthetic DNA have all been crucial to efforts to find antibodies that could neutralize SARS-CoV-2.

Cerevance, a drug discovery firm employing the transcriptome sequencing method, raised $45 million in Series B financing earlier this month.

The firm recently published a paper with its sibling company HiFiBio on antibody sequencing, but is looking to develop more applications.

The team characterized immune, viral load, and age differences in children with severe responses to respiratory syncytial virus using an integrated analytical strategy.

The funding round was led by new investor Co-Win Ventures, with additional investment by existing investors Tramway Partners, Cottonwood Technology Fund, and Sun Mountain Capital.

The partners will use Namocell's single-cell dispensing tool and Takara's Smart-seq technology to isolate and characterize HepaTx's hepatocyte-like cells. 

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The Washington Post reports that Herbert Tabor, who worked at the US National Institutes of Health for 77 years, has died at 101.

The World Bank is seeking approval for a $12 billion plan to provide low-income nations with funds to procure SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, according to Reuters.

Science writes that public health officials and others are debating whether cycle threshold values should be included on SARS-CoV-2 results.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: online database of SARS-CoV-2 protein structures, atlas of the human brain, and more.