thermal cycler Dutch Firm Molecular Biology Systems Validating Rapid Thermal Cycler for COVID-19 Testing MBS has developed a compact endpoint PCR system which can test more than 22,000 patient samples per day by performing eight-minute thermal cycling. OsangHealthcare Gets CE Mark for SARS-CoV-2 Detection Kit The kit is designed to detect the RdRP gene, E gene, and N gene of the virus and runs on all major thermocyclers. Molecular Biology Systems, Velocidy Bio Ink Distribution Deal The MBS NextGenPCR system was distributed by Canon Biomedical in the US until that firm ceased operations early last year. Quantabio Pairs Rapid Thermal Cycler, Proprietary Reagents for Fast NGS Library QC Premium The company is developing dedicated product lines for next-generation sequencing that incorporate a thermal cycler capable of 35-minute PCR. MBS Signs German Distribution Deal for Thermal Cycler Intas Science Imaging Instruments will launch the Dutch biotechnology company's NextGen PCR thermal cycler in the German market. May 14, 2018 Siemens Healthineers Eyes New Opportunities for Molecular Segment as Dx Business Coalesces Post-IPO Apr 23, 2018 Canon BioMedical Inks US, Canada Distribution Deal for Molecular Biology Systems' PCR Platform Sep 20, 2017 MBS Inks Multiple Distribution Agreements for PCR Platform Feb 17, 2016 AI Biosciences Thermos Thermal Cycler Adapted for Multiplexing, RT-PCR Premium Sep 28, 2015 Streck to Debut Modular, Rapid qPCR Thermal Cycler at ASHG Premium Sep 11, 2015 Droplet Size Used as qPCR Readout in Prototype Device to Detect Heart Infections Premium Aug 3, 2015 UC Berkeley Scientists Develop Ultrafast Thermocycling With Point-of-Care PCR Potential Premium Jul 13, 2015 High School Student's Immune Cell Epigenetics Experiment to be First PCR Aboard ISS Premium Jul 8, 2015 AI Biosciences Develops Cheap, Rapid DIY Thermal Cycler for Low-Resource Settings Premium Jun 15, 2015 BJS Biotechnologies Eyes Near-Patient Clinical Market for Ultra-Fast Thermal Cycler Premium Jun 11, 2015 Eppendorf Licenses Thermal Cycler Patents to Life Tech, Alpha Labs Oct 30, 2014 Amplyus Launches Kickstarter to Move MiniPCR into Full Production Premium Sep 15, 2014 Eppendorf Licenses Gradient Tech for Thermal Cyclers to SensoQuest Feb 5, 2013 New Products: SciGene's Hyb-Ice Thermal Profiling System Premium Sep 6, 2011 Eppendorf Licenses Thermal Cycler IP to Bulldog Bio Oct 7, 2010 Thermo Fisher Unveils Pair of Compact Thermal Cyclers from Finnzymes Buy Premium May 20, 2010 Product Watch: May 20, 2010 Premium Dec 3, 2009 USPTO Rejects Life Tech's Thermal Cycler Patent in Initial Ruling; EPO Upholds European Counterpart Premium Oct 26, 2009 3M Ships First Thermal Cycler in Partnership with Quest; Firms Eye Hospital Lab Market for Compact System Breaking News Lunaphore Technologies, University of Bern Partner on Colorectal Cancer Study People in the News: New Appointments at Biocept, Novacyt, Centogene, Illumina, More In Brief This Week: Sophia Genetics, Twist Bioscience, Dante Labs, MGI, Codex DNA, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: SpeeDx, Bio-Techne, NuProbe, More DiaSorin Q2 Revenues Rise 20 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand Cepheid Gets $28M From BARDA for SARS-CoV-2 Tests The Scan Interfering With Invasive Mussels The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels. Participation Analysis A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports. Right Whales' Decline A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC. Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.