qPCR arrays

The firm sees the new panel as an important step forward in its strategy to further penetrate the molecular diagnostics market with its qPCR products.

Researchers from Protagen, Targos, and elsewhere have identified autoantibody biomarkers specific to patients diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Researchers in Belgium and the UK showed that their custom viral panel on Thermo Fisher's TaqMan qPCR array card is effective in samples from immunocompromised patients.

The product introduction comes about two years after the company merged with AmpliDiag and Genewave.

CEO Lars Kongsbak said that the proceeds will be used to strengthen the company's capital resources and to expand its inventory in light of growing demand for its qPCR arrays, miRcury microRNA microarrays, and other products and services.

Lonza is distributing Bar Harbor BioTechnology's new tools under an exclusive agreement.

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.