peptide Cellectricon, StressMarq Ink Neurodegenerative Disease Research Deal Cellectricon is researching the spread of neurodegenerative disease-associated peptides that characterize Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease. Investment Banks Upgrade Quidel Shares on Acquisition of Alere Assets Canaccord and William Blair also increased their price targets on Quidel's shares, following its acquisition of certain Alere assets and assays. Functional Microprotein Characterized in Human Cells A 7 kiloDalton polypeptide known as "non-annotated P-body dissociating polypeptide," or NoBody, appears to contribute to messenger RNA decapping. Yale-Led Gene Editing Study Uses PNAs to Correct Hemoglobin Gene in Human CD34 Cells, Mice Premium The researchers reported correcting beta thalassemia in a mouse model via a gene editing method delivered by an intravenous injection. Abreos Biosciences, True Diagnostics to Collaborate on Tests for Biologics The partners will collaborate on point-of-care tests for validating the identity and activity of biologics and biosimilars. Dec 20, 2012 Arrowhead Inks Peptide Delivery Tech Deal with Shire Premium Aug 16, 2012 Arrowhead Inks Non-RNAi Tech-Evaluation Deal with Merck Subsidiary Premium Apr 19, 2012 Arrowhead Chief Sees Little Cost Increase Associated with Newly Acquired Peptide Tech Premium Apr 12, 2012 Arrowhead Picks Up Drug-Delivery Technology through Alvos Acquisition Premium Sep 8, 2011 Marina Issued Notice of Allowance for Patent Application Related to Peptide Library Premium Apr 21, 2011 RXi Looks to Raise $10.9M in Public Offering; Needs More than $2M to Move Cancer Rx into Phase III Premium Apr 14, 2011 RXi Closes Acquisition of Apthera Premium Mar 31, 2011 RXi to Acquire Peptide Immunotherapy Firm Apthera Premium Dec 17, 2009 USPTO Allows MDRNA Patent on Peptides for Delivery to Lung Premium Breaking News Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.