PCR

DNA purification firm Diffinity will become a business unit of Chiral following the completion of the deal.

Total revenues in the quarter were $629.2 million, beating the Wall Street estimate of $625.2 million.

The partners will evaluate GenArraytion's MultiFlex assays for clinical, veterinary, food-and water-borne, and weaponized pathogens.

The amplification method uses light-emitting diodes and gold foil to heat the reaction mixture and achieve 30 cycles in less than five minutes.

Using a combination of approaches, researchers characterized influenza A viruses at two live animal swine markets in Minnesota.

Actuation method and apparatus, micropump, and PCR enhancement method
Method for cell lysis and PCR within the same reaction chamber
Methods for treating infection involving identification of a carbapanemase gene
Methods and compositions for amplification of nucleic acids
Self-folding amplification of target nucleic acid
Method for high-throughput AFLP-based polymorphism detection

In PNAS this week: transcript patterns in drug-resistant cancer cells, function of high-altitude adaption gene, and more.

Monitoring gene expression changes could help sniff out athletes using performance-enhancing drugs, New Scientist says.

The University of Southern California lodges a cross-complaint in its legal dispute with the University of California, San Diego, over a large Alzheimer's disease project.

In PLOS this week: gene fusion in premature ovarian failure, population patterns in the Franciscana dolphin, and more.