Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

DNA Genotek Files for FDA Clearance of Oragene Products

By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA Genotek announced today that it has field for US Food and Drug Administration clearance of its Oragene Dx family of products.

The Oragene products are used to collect DNA samples from saliva and for isolating and stabilizing DNA for transport and storage.

"We believe that the successful completion of this 510(k) clearance will facilitate broad use of Oragene Dx in molecular diagnostics," DNA Genotek President and CEO Ian Curry said in a statement.

The Scan

WHO Seeks Booster Pause

According to CNN, the World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on administering SARS-CoV-2 vaccine boosters until more of the world has received initial doses.

For Those Long Legs

With its genome sequence and subsequent RNAi analyses, researchers have examined the genes that give long legs to daddy longlegs, New Scientist says.

September Plans

The New York Times reports that the US Food and Drug Administration is aiming for early September for full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on Targeting DNA Damage Response, TSMiner, VarSAn

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: genetic changes affecting DNA damage response inhibitor response, "time-series miner" approach, and more.