PCR

News on qPCR, digital PCR, amplification, point-of-care testing platforms in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The San Diego-based firm's diagnostic system uses spatial thermal cycling and a proprietary liquid metal bath for temperature control for five-minute multiplexed PCR assays.

The test can be used on donated blood samples as well as other human cells and tissues.

The revenue increase was driven by surging direct sales of the firm's diagnostic test cartridges in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

The company, which has just changed its name from Sygnis, has now completed the integration of several recent acquisitions including TGR Biosciences.

FIND will lead evaluation studies in Cameroon and Georgia between September 2018 and May 2019 to confirm the assay's diagnostic accuracy and commercial utility.

Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.

Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.

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