protein expression

Using genotype and blood plasma protein information for thousands of healthy individuals, researchers documented variants influencing plasma protein levels.

LASSO probes

The approach, published earlier this week in Nature Biomedical Engineering, uses long-adapter single-strand oligonucleotide (LASSO) probes.

Investigators explored computational strategies for identifying microRNAs that are most relevant to tumor development and progression.

This new and unique protein could be at least partially responsible for the tardigrade's extreme ability to tolerate stress.

An international research team studied how genetic factors control immune cell response to pathogens in healthy individuals. 

The UK-based proteomics and lipidomics firm will offer solutions to help healthcare professionals utilizing protein expression data in patient care. 

Developed within Affymetrix's eBioscience business, the PrimeFlow RNA Assay allows users to profile RNA and protein expression within the same cells.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Investigators at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have won a $1.3 million grant to use molecular imaging and other tools to study protein networks and protein expression in cells, Rice said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Hybrigenics has acquired the yeast two-hybrid assets of Swiss biotech firm Dualsystems Biotech.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nuclea Biotechnologies today said that it raised $4.2 million in its Series D round. The Pittsfield, Mass.-based company added that it plans to close the $5 million round on May 31.

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The Associated Press reports that the US government wasted $341,000 on travel by former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

Women who post YouTube science videos get more critical comments and more comments about their appearance than male video hosts, the New York Times reports.

The Wall Street Journal writes that participating in genetic research brings up the specter of past research ethics lapses for some African Americans.

In PLOS this week: sequences influencing yeast prion aggregation or degradation, dengue virus genetic variants affect transmission dynamics, and more.