PCR

The tests are based on the company's ICE COLD PCR technology, which preferentially enriches mutant DNA sequences in an excess of wild-type DNA.

The Munich-based firm will use the funds to bring its Pharos400 laser-based PCR molecular diagnostic platform to market.

A new study has found that an antigen-based rapid diagnostic test for Ebola could be more reliable under certain circumstances than a recently approved RT-PCR assay for the virus.

Money from the private placement will be used for general corporate and working capital purposes, including activities supporting its ICE COLD-PCR technology.

Experts at Vanderbilt discussed future expansion of its PREDICT program, and provided a glimpse at how doctors have responded to genomic information in EMRs.

Thermocycler and sample vessel for rapid amplification of DNA
Detection of an amplification product using pH-sensitive dyes
Reagents and methods for PCR
Dried composition for hot-start PCR with long-term stability
Compositions and methods for detection of Staphylococcus aureus
Assays and other reactions involving droplets

In Nature this week: association between genome-wide homozygosity and traits like height and cognitive ability, improved CRISPR-Cas9 editing, and more.

A survey examines how age, political leanings, and more influence how Americans view certain scientific topics, the Associated Press reports.

A researcher who pleaded guilty to making false statements in research reports has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison and must pay $7.2 million back to the NIH.

The BabySeq project to study the risks and benefits of sequencing newborns is underway.

Jul
14
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.