Researchers at Inje University in South Korea have developed a microfluidics-based chip that integrates three PCR needs into one device.

The chip, which is about the size of a microscope slide, performs mRNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, and gene amplification in a continuous manner, and may be suitable for performing genetic assays using small sample quantities, according to its developers.

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