Meridian Bioscience Expands License for Eiken Nucleic Acid Amplification Technology | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Meridian Bioscience announce today that it has expanded its license to Eiken Chemical's LAMP nucleic acid amplification technology to include the detection of infectious agents in animals, food, and water.

LAMP — short for loop-mediated isothermal amplification — uses special primers and a polymerase to produce DNA at a single temperature and at higher amounts than can be achieved with PCR-based amplification.

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