DNA isolation

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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Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.

DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.

In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.

A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.