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.

A genomic analysis of modern and ancient maize reveals a complicated domestication history, according to Reuters.

In PLOS this week: MYRF variant linked to congenital diaphragmatic hernia, analysis of the "dragon's blood" red resin produced by traditional medicine plants, and more.

CNBC reports that half of academic researchers leave after about five years.

Researchers have used genetic analysis to confirm a new type of salamander, the New York Times reports.