chemoproteomics

The partners will work to develop and distribute IROA Technologies' kit for chemically labeling metabolites for mass spectrometry analysis.

Scientists led by the Scripps Research Institute's Benjamin Cravatt have developed probes and a mass spec method to find methyltransferases in human cells.

The company will work with Pfizer's Pain & Sensory Disorders and Regenerative Medicine unit on the project using its Episphere chemoproteomics platform.

The acquisition of the chemical proteomics firm allows Evotec it "to take earlier educated decisions on drug efficacy, safety, and response in patients."

Cellzome researchers from Germany and the UK used a chemoproteomic approach to look at protein complexes associated with several histone deacetylase inhibitors.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is investing in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's BioRxiv.

A study appearing in PLOS One finds that shortened consent forms don't affect clinical trial participants' understanding of the study.

The National Security Agency monitored signal intelligence for signs of "nefarious" genetic engineering projects, Gizmodo reports.

In Nature this week: barley genome sequenced, method for genotyping and phasing short tandem repeats, and more.