BSRI Researcher Hunting Viruses in Blood Supply Says Field Needs Cleaner Reagents | GenomeWeb

Eric Delwart's lab at the Blood Systems Research Institute is part of a growing community of labs hunting new human viruses using the most advanced technologies for biodiscovery. But in applying metagenomics to novel biologies, Delwart has found that contaminating nucleic acids can be a costly distraction, and he believes the development of DNA-free reagents could help alleviate this problem.

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