high-resolution melt curve analysis
The HRM-based method developed by Chinese researchers could also serve as an alternative genetic test when other methods are unavailable or too expensive.
The firm believes that data from a recently published study illustrates the advantages of its technology for methylation-specific PCR assays.
Canon BioMedical Ceases Operations
The subsidiary of Canon USA shut down as of Dec. 31 and terminated a distribution agreement with Dutch PCR company Molecular Biology Systems.
Canon BioMedical Inks Benelux Distribution Deal for Genotyping Assays
Sanbio, a Netherlands-based distributor that serves the Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg, will distribute Canon's Novallele assays and controls.
Mayo Clinic Lab Discovers New Lyme Disease-Causing Bacterium Using Routine Melt Curve Analysis
The reference lab noted unusual melt temperatures in samples processed for Lyme disease, and collaborated with others to find the spirochete in Upper Midwest ticks.