NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced a distribution deal covering LGC Forensics' portable system for determining the quality of human DNA for forensics applications.

LGC's ParaDNA system facilitates the identification of samples that are suitable for more in-depth analysis by indicating whether samples contain usable DNA profiles. According to Life Tech, the ParaDNA platform is faster and more economical than other existing methods and helps reduce laboratory backlogs and processing turnaround times.

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