LC-MS/MS

Researchers were able to identify 40 tumor-specific antigens within two mouse cancer cell lines and seven human primary tumors using this approach.

Myrmecia gulosa

Researchers identified a diverse toxin gene superfamily using venom-related tissue transcripts and venom peptides from the giant red bull ant.

Using proteomic and genetic approaches, researchers identified a histone mark called lysine benzoylation that appears to be enhanced by exposure to sodium benzoate.

In recently published work, the researchers combined RNA-seq, proteomics, and metabolomics to study mechanisms of action of the chemotherapeutic cisplatin.

Lifestyle Molecules

Researchers find that molecular traces obtained from people's phones can give a glimpse into their lifestyle, the Huffington Post reports.

C4BPA could prove useful as a diagnostic biomarker for early stage pancreatic cancer and to help differentiate the disease from other cancers.

Scientists from Kyoto University designed reagents that labeled proteins only in the presence of zinc ions for later analysis by mass spec.

The researchers said the bones likely belonged to individuals who were among the latest Neanderthals in Western Europe.

US Army scientists have developed a way to more precisely determine the amount of antigen needed as they develop an Ebola virus-like particle vaccine.

The communication concerns a software defect that can cause several of the company's mass spectrometry instruments to incorrectly assign results to samples.

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A genome-wide association study highlights a potential role for hair follicles in acne risk, according to New Scientist.

Newsday reports that breast cancer genetic testing guidelines for are out of date and may miss individuals.

In Cell this week: gene editing-based strategy to screen for immune system regulators, ancient plague patterns, and more.

Publication of He Jiankui's work on gene-edited infants would raise ethical concerns for journals, Wired and others report.