PCR

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

The test, designed to simultaneously detect diarrhea-causing enteric viruses using DNA extracted from a stool sample, includes norovirus GI, norovirus GII, and others. 

The collaboration will leverage DiaSorin's Liaion MDX PCR system, and Tecan's Fluent Laboratory Automation Solution to provide users a complete sample-to-result system.

Researchers used whole-genome sequencing and droplet digital PCR to get a close-up look at how copy number in rDNA affects cellular function in cancer.

Great Basin plans to use the proceeds for R&D, sales and marketing expenses, the redemption of certain notes, and general corporate purposes.

The test is the first to be approved for the company's second-generation molecular detection system, but can also be run using the first-generation system alongside other existing assays.