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 In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.