peptide sequencing

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: red algae Porphyra umbicalis genome, deep neural network model for sequencing peptides, and more.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Isogenica today said it has received a three-year, €700,000 ($909,249) grant as part of a project to develop a system for the "deep" screening of peptide libraries against therapeutic targets.

Recent Research Papers of Note

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Included is a paper describing a new tool for de novo peptide sequencing using gapped peptides, and a study describing how to perform collision-induced dissociation on quadrupole time-of-flight MS not originally designed for such purposes.

An Australian-led team has generated a draft genome assembly of the invasive cane toad in hopes it will help in population control, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

The New York Times reports that the US Department of Defense has implemented about half the recommendations made to improve safe handling of dangerous agents.

In PLOS this week: approach for teasing out archaic introgression in human genomes, immune transcription features in HCV infection, and more.

Stat News reports that Maryland is promoting itself to the biotech industry with a mobile billboard.