Riken Group Develops, Validates RT-SmartAmp Assay for Pandemic H1N1 Flu Strain | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

Scientists from Japan's Riken have developed a nucleic acid amplification method that eliminates the need for RNA extraction and thermal cycling, and have demonstrated its ability to rapidly and sensitively detect in clinical samples the influenza strain responsible for a 2009 pandemic.

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