Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > DNA & RNA

DNA-based nanoantenna monitors the motions of proteins

17 January, 2022

Inspired by the 'Lego-like' properties of DNA, researchers created a DNA-based fluorescent nanoantenna to help characterise the function of proteins.

Rapid pathogen detection from a single DNA molecule

11 November, 2021

Researchers have developed a process for rapidly detecting multidrug-resistant pathogens, where a single molecule of DNA is sufficient for pathogen detection.

BioEcho EchoLUTION DNA extraction kits

01 November, 2021

BioEcho's EchoLUTION sample process works under aqueous, physiological DNA-protecting conditions.

DNA used to determine the age of lobsters

27 October, 2021

Until now, a lobster's age has usually been estimated using its size — but this is inaccurate as individual lobsters grow at different rates.

An all-in-one test for de novo genetic disease in embryos

21 September, 2021

In an effort to select the healthiest embryos resulting from IVF procedures, researchers have developed a one-stop method to identify de novo variants.

AI blood testing technology can detect lung cancers

10 September, 2021

Artificial intelligence blood testing technology has detected over 90% of lung cancers in samples from nearly 800 individuals with and without cancer.

DNA can be recovered from drug capsules

06 August, 2021

Forensic scientists have shown that DNA can be recovered from the surface of capsules after just 15 seconds of contact by drug manufacturers and dealers.

PerkinElmer LabChip GX Touch Nucleic Acid Analyzer

01 August, 2021

DNA and RNA quantitation and sizing can be accomplished in seconds using the LabChip GX Touch Nucleic Acid Analyzer.

QIAGEN QIAprep&amp CRISPR Kit and CRISPR Q-Primer Solutions

22 July, 2021

QIAGEN's QIAprep&amp CRISPR Kit and CRISPR Q-Primer Solutions allow researchers to analyse edited genetic material with speed and efficiency to determine how their interventions have changed the function of the DNA sequence in question.

Enzo Life Sciences AMPIXTRACT Virus & Pathogen Extraction Kit

07 July, 2021

Enzo Life Sciences' AMPIXTRACT Virus & Pathogen Extraction Kit utilises magnetic-particle technology for optimised isolation and purification of nucleic acids from various biological specimens.

Urine test may help to detect brain tumours early

01 July, 2021

MicroRNAs in urine could be a promising biomarker to diagnose brain tumours, possibly leading to improved patient survival.

DNA test can determine the age of fish

25 June, 2021

The DNA test can improve management of wild fish populations for conservation or harvest by non-lethally determining the ages of fishes.

Blood biomarker predicts bowel cancer recurrence

24 June, 2021

A biomarker in the blood of patients with bowel cancer may provide valuable insight into the risk of cancer relapse after surgery and the effectiveness of chemotherapy.

Merck GenElute-E Single Spin purification kits

25 May, 2021

The kits enable nucleic acid purification without the need for multiple binding and wash steps by separating molecules in the sample by size using negative chromatography technology.

Five-in-one strip test detects prohibited meats in Halal food

17 May, 2021

Apart from cutting processing time and cost, the strip test detects traces of five prohibited meats in food in one single test.

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