Nanobiosys, a four-year-old South Korean molecular diagnostics firm, has published the first description and validation study of its flagship technology, a fast, portable, and inexpensive fluidic chip-based real-time PCR instrument.

Specifically, researchers from Seoul-based Nanobiosys demonstrated that its system could diagnose influenza A/H1N1 from human clinical samples with 100 percent sensitivity and specificity, performing 30 cycles of real-time PCR in about 15 minutes.

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