DNA Software this week announced the general release of qPCR CopyCount, a cloud-based service that derives absolute DNA quantification from quantitative PCR sample data without the need for calibration standards.

The product is based on proprietary technology developed by DNA Software in which the shape of a qPCR curve is analyzed to accurately predict the absolute number of DNA copies in the original sample. This is based on a concept called counting PCR, in which the number of DNA copies at each PCR cycle is determined.

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