By Ben Butkus

BioHelix has received a $300,000 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to support the development of a low-cost, rapid, quantitative test for HIV-1, according to recently published grant information.

Under the grant, BioHelix will explore the use of zip nucleic acid, or ZNA, technology to enhance the speed and sensitivity of its isothermal amplification method, called helicase-dependent amplification, or HDA.

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