Sample Prep

News on DNA library prep, labeling, extraction, automation, protein purification & enrichment in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

The acquisition will enable Tecan to expand into the genomics space by coupling NuGen's NGS sample prep kits with its own laboratory automation products.

Namocell has partnered with the two firms to distribute its cell dispensing tool in South Korea, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

The firm is preparing to launch its first kits and has identified cancer detection and monitoring as well as genotoxicity testing as initial applications.

The researchers found that protocols that use random sequence adapters as opposed to fixed sequence adapters have less bias in small RNA sequencing.

The companies will combine their respective services into a single end-to-end offering for microbiome research.

York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.