sample collection kits

WeGene will use DNA Genotek's saliva DNA collection kits for its genetic testing and personalized healthcare services.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today said that it has signed an agreement to collaborate with Copan Flock in providing an integrated, end-to-end system for DNA forensics.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Asuragen today announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance of its cGMP manufactured sample collection and cellular RNA preservation device.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify that Diomics' technology was licensed solely from the University of Arizona.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pathway Genomics today said that the US Food and Drug Administration has classified and registered its saliva collection kit as a Class I exempt device.

The firm is seeking FDA clearance of its products that are used to collect DNA samples from saliva and for isolating and stabilizing DNA for transport and storage.

Gen-Probe-owned Tepnel Pharmaceutical Services will offer the Oragene kit with its extraction and genotyping services.

Prometheus will provide the Oragene DNA kits for self-collection of DNA samples.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.