DNA isolation

The firm hopes its newly launched DxWound will improve pathogen detection in skin and soft tissue infections by including anaerobic and fungal microbes in its reports.

Researchers have filled in an important gap in the historical record for global malaria distribution with these missing European strain sequences.

The company's recently launched nucleic acid isolation and purification kit is just one of several new products the company hopes bring to the market over the next few years.

A team from the University of Washington has developed a device that uses nanotips and electric field manipulation to concentrate and extract DNA from biological samples for subsequent PCR or other analysis.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Akonni Biosystems said today that it has received a $281,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a fully automated sample prep workstation to isolate nucleic acids from lysis-resistant targets.

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) —Affymetrix and ScreenCell this week announced a distribution pact that will make Affy the exclusive distributor of ScreenCell's isolation devices and dilution buffers for use in certain assays.

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Percorso will commercialize Generation Biotech's bead-based haplotype- and region-specific extraction technology.

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Consulting company McKinsey says diagnostics companies will have to combine genomic data analysis, electronic medical records, effective reimbursement strategies, and regulatory compliance in order to win.

A new report has found that researchers in Africa are still heavily dependent on funding from organizations in the US, Europe, and China, Nature News says.

An article in The Atlantic argues that the progress being made in science isn't keeping pace with the money and time being spent on research.

In Science this week: a CRISPR screen identifies sideroflexin 1 as a requisite component of one-carbon metabolism, and more.