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Denovix RNA Assay

DeNovix has launched its RNA fluorescence quantification assay, which the firm said is suitable for multiple platforms including stand-alone fluorometers, plate readers, or any DeNovix fluorescence-based instrument. According to DeNovix, the assay's proprietary chemistry allows quantification of RNA in the presence of dsDNA or other biomolecules that could interefere with absorbance-based-techniques. The assay provides accurate and specific quantification between 250pg/µL and 1500ng/µL. 

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.