NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In advance of a planned launch next year, NEC recently announced the completion of a field trial for its DNA platform for forensics applications.

Last month, the Tokyo-based IT and network technologies company said that it and NEC New Zealand, along with the Institute of Environmental Science & Research, had carried out field research to assess NEC's Portable DNA Analyzer, or P-DNA Analyzer, currently under development for identifying human DNA for personal identification purposes.

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Oct
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Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.  

Oct
10
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Philips Genomics

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