Using a self-similar chain-based device combined with Raman spectroscopy, they were able to detect the BRCA1 missense mutation M1775R at picomolar levels.
The Scottish firm's product pipeline includes an identification test for bacterial gastroenteritis and genes for Carbapenem resistance.
The British firm is launching its RenDx system and Fungiplex PCR-based assay for Candida and Aspergillus fungal infections.
JGI is interested in coupling the technique with microfluidics as an automated way of picking out metabolically active cells.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – MRC Technology today announced a collaboration with Renishaw Diagnostics to identify and develop clinical diagnostic tests for infectious diseases.
Verisante Technology this week announced several milestones in the development of its Raman spectroscopy-based cancer detection technology.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thermo Fisher Scientific has opened a new center at its facility in Tewksbury, Mass., it announced today.
By Adam Bonislawski
Familial DNA searches in criminal cases are winning over some critics, the Los Angeles Times reports.
In Nucleic Acids Research this week: ProTraits includes genetic, phenotypic data on bacteria, archaea; Candida albicans assembly 22; and more.
The Wall Street Journal reports that researchers are looking beyond Cas9 for CRISPR editing.
In PNAS this week: miR-515 levels higher in women with preeclampsia, horizontal gene transfer in parasitic plants, and more.