DNA extraction

The UCSF spinout was founded last year and has been selling an FFPE DNA extraction kit and three NGS cancer panels.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Circulomics announced today that it has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop its Nanobind DNA and RNA isolation technology for formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) samples.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An international team of researchers has pieced together the mitochondrial genome of a Middle Pleistocene cave bear from very small DNA fragments.

While many in the cytogenetics world are concerned with array findings of unclear clinical significance, and how to communicate that information back to patients, a recent review conducted within Cleveland Clinic Laboratories found that it was the lab's sample preparation method

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has made available for licensing a DNA extraction and isolation method that its inventors claim is more efficient, sensitive, and selective than current commercial DNA extraction kits.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA Genotek and BioServe Biotechnologies announced today their participation in a genomic study into craniofacial anomalies in Ethiopia.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biocartis today announced it is developing a workflow for extracting, amplifying, and detecting tumor DNA on its diagnostic platforms in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Philips Research.

ZyGem said today that it has signed an OEM agreement with Saudi Diagnostics, which will market ZyGem's DNA and RNA extraction kits for a variety of research applications.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – ZyGem today announced an original equipment manufacturing deal with Saudi Diagnostics for ZyGem's DNA and RNA extraction kits.

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The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

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