yeast two-hybrid screen

The UK-based maker of clinical genomics interpretation software is moving into the US and China after carefully researching the differences from European markets.

French biotech firm Hybrigenics said this week that it has renewed a three-year, $2.4 million research services agreement with an unnamed US life sciences company.

Medical University of Vienna researchers have developed a protein-proximity assay for investigating and validating short-lived protein-protein interactions.

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French biotech firm Hybrigenics this week reported €6.6 million ($8.7 million) in revenues for 2011, up 45 percent from €4.5 million in 2010.

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French biotech company Hybrigenics this week reported €1.85 million ($2.52 million) in first-half revenues from its proteomics services business, up eight percent from €1.71 million in the first half of 2010.

Using a yeast two-hybrid-based system, researchers from the Arabidopsis Interactome Mapping Consortium mapped roughly 6,200 reliable interactions between about 2,700 proteins and identified a small subset of proteins likely key to plant pathogen response.

The research could prove useful in classifying autism patients according to functional pathways and protein interactions, ultimately enabling more effective development and targeting of therapies for the disorder.

Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.