PCR

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

Investigators and commercial firms presenting at the recent AACR meeting highlighted how heterogeneous both the technology and the application of liquid biopsy remains.

The firm saw modest growth in both its life science and diagnostics divisions and increased its guidance for the year.

The assay could provide detection of HBV infection at early stages, potentially preventing progression to cirrhosis or hepatocellular carcinoma.

The company submitted the platform and gastrointestinal panel to the US Food and Drug Administration for clearance earlier this year.

NuProbe said it will use the funding to expand its staff and to continue development of its toehold hybridization probe technology.

Researchers have treated an X-linked genetic disease affecting three babies in utero, Stat News reports.

The Associated Press reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is beefing up sequencing as a tool to investigate foodborne illnesses.

Researchers have sequenced samples from ancient toilets to study past eating habits and health, NPR reports.

In Nature this week: ash dieback disease fungal genome, and more.

May
01
Sponsored by
Horizon Discovery

This webinar will provide an in-depth case study demonstrating how reference standards can be used to develop and validate circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA)-based assays.

May
15
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This webinar will discuss how an algorithm-driven synthetic biology system can enable engineering of biological systems for a range of applications.