NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Vela Diagnostics said that the China Food and Drug Administration has approved its Sentosa SX Cell-free DNA Kit.

The kit is designed to extract cell-free circulating DNA from plasma and is developed for use in real-time PCR and next-generation sequencing workflows. It runs on Vela's Sentosa SX101 instrument, an automated liquid handling system for DNA extraction.

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