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Digital PCR has the potential to supplant quantitative real-time PCR as the assay technology of choice for certain applications, particularly the detection and absolute quantification of low-level DNA targets in oncology and HIV research, industry stakeholders and early users sai

Droplet digital PCR is no better than real-time PCR at detecting and quantifying low levels of cell-associated HIV-1 genetic material from samples taken from patients both on and off antiviral therapy, according to newly published study.

QuantaLife also disclosed the identity of one of its beta-test partners, a laboratory at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle that is using the platform for rare mutation detection.

Paladin Capital Group and other existing investors participated, as well as new investors Vital Financial and Mérieux Développement, the healthcare investment company of Institut Mérieux, which counts among its subsidiaries diagnostic firm BioMérieux.

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