GPCR screening

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health plans to spend up to $5.5 million in the next fiscal year to fund research and a center to develop technologies to characterize the function of proteins, with the aim of expanding the number of known proteins in the human genome that m

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioFocus today said that it has signed an agreement to offer ChanTest's cell line library and Channel Panel profiling services.

Molecular Devices will also sell ChanTest's cell optimization services to Molecular Devices' customers worldwide using its PatchXpress 7000A, IonWorks Quattro, IonWorks Barracuda, and FLIPR Tetra systems.

The company's partnership with France's Functional Genomics Institute will use French government funding to develop new technology for identifying potential GPCR-related drugs.

The Australian company will use its GPCR-HIT platform to help Takeda Cambridge study potential drug candidate compounds.

The companies will co-promote BioTek's automated sample processor and multi-mode microplate reader with Enzo's calcium assay kit for monitoring intracellular calcium mobilization.

DiscoveRx will provide GSK with access to its beta-arresting parental cell lines, clones, and associated reagents.

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.