fluorescent dyes

Investigators plan to use the method in future longitudinal monitoring studies based on the sensitivity and ease demonstrated in their early experiments.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: new mutagenic chain reaction method, call for discussion on genome engineering ethics, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories announced after the close of the market on Thursday a commercialization deal with Lamprogen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – TriLink BioTechnologies said today that it has inked a licensing deal with Li-Cor Biosciences covering labeling of nucleic acids with near-infrared dyes.

BD Buys Sirigen

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Becton Dickinson announced today that it has acquired Sirigen, a maker of polymer dyes that are used in flow cytometry and other technologies.

In Vitro will distribute AnaSpec's peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, and other products throughout Europe.

Cancer Genetics will incorporate Enzo's fluorescent dyes in its nucleic acid products for cancer research.

While gene therapies may have high price tags, they could be cheaper than the cost of managing disease, according to MIT's Technology Review.

Researchers are looking for markers that indicate which cancer patients may respond to immunotherapies, the Associated Press writes.

In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.

Nature News writes that researchers are still wrangling over the role of the p-value.