Transgenomic Expects New Cold-PCR License to Extend Mutation-Detection Kit Sensitivity | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

Molecular diagnostics firm Transgenomic said this week that it has expanded its license with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute related to the coamplification at lower denaturation temperature, or Cold, PCR technique.

The expanded license gives Transgenomic access to an offshoot of Cold-PCR, called "improved and complete enrichment," or Ice Cold-PCR, that can detect certain mutations with greater sensitivity.

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