The assay was shown to have a simpler workflow and was able to detect mosaicism, with only a slight decrease in sensitivity compared to a lab-developed test.
Thermo Fisher said that IntegenX complements and enhances its existing human identification product portfolio.
Advanced Analytical markets CE instruments, reagents, and software for nucleic acid analysis while Lasergen is a next-generation sequencing technology developer.
The firm's target market for the instruments will include existing customers in the forensics and food testing spaces.
OCME's Department of Forensic Biology recently started testing next-generation sequencing for forensic applications.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — DxTerity Diagnostics has begun commercializing blood sample collection products and a multiplex PCR reagent kit.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – PerkinElmer has signed an agreement to serve as the exclusive global distributor for Sebia's Capillarys 2 Neonat Fast system for labs conducting newborn screening.
COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb) — By tracing mutations in hypermutable polyguanine repeats located in intergenic regions, researchers have been able to reconstruct the phylogenies of patients' cancers, giving insight into how metastases develop.
NEW YORK, GenomeWeb − Life Technologies has become a partner in two research projects, the Saudi Human Genome Program and the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project, the company said this week.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – AB Sciex today announced that it is combining its Eksigent chromatography business with the capillary electrophoresis unit of its fellow Danaher stablemate Beckman Coulter.
The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.
In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.
Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.