PCR

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

The assay is designed to quantitate HBV DNA in serum or plasma to assist in the treatment of chronic HBV-infected patients receiving antiviral therapy.

The firms will jointly invest in establishing a joint venture company in China, and Autobio has also invested €10 million in Mobidiag.

The partners will identify patients with gastrointestinal or endometrial cancers who may benefit from immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy using Biotype's technology.

The firm’s test for detecting flu and differentiating between subtypes A and B is being launched in Europe, Asia, and South America.

The company will rely more on distribution partners in Europe for its Unyvero product line while continuing highly targeted commercialization efforts in the US.

 Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.

UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.

The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.

In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.

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This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.