The South Korean company said the kit not only detects Zika, but is also set up to find multiple mosquito-borne diseases such as Dengue and Chikunguya.
Under the agreement, Lucigen will use the CleanAmp dNTPs in its Taq98 Hot Start 2X MasterMix.
TriLink hopes that these modifications will provide the same benefit as hot-start approaches for PCR; namely, a substantial improvement in specificity and performance compared to conventional LCR.
Meridian Bioscience's acquisition of Bioline both provides Meridian a foothold in the PCR market and is expected to help drive future diagnostic development at the company.
The BabySeq project faces lower-than-expected enrollment rates, according to ScienceInsider.
In Nature this week: modern European bison analysis, phased diploid genome assembly algorithms, and more.
Actress Jennifer Lopez is working with NBC on a CRISPR-inspired television show, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Researchers trace the origin of one human papillomavirus lineage to Neanderthals or Denisovans, Vox reports.