PCR

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

The company acquired GnuBio, which was developing a droplet-based sequencing platform, in 2014 for $39.7 million in cash and $10 million in contingent payments. 

UgenTec and R-Biopharm's collaboration will cover the software's development, regulatory approval, and launch.

Genetic profiles generated by Thermo Fisher's Yfiler Plus PCR amplification kit can now be included in the FBI's DNA indexing system.

The company will use the net proceeds to finance its current operations and expand its US commercialization capacities for its lead product, Epi proColon.

Dutch firm Molecular Biology Systems announced new distribution pacts for its ultra-fast thermal cycler in seven countries or regions.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.