Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > DNA & RNA

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.

Bio-Rad Laboratories SEQuoia RiboDepletion Kit

14 May, 2021

Bio-Rad Laboratories has announced the SEQuoia RiboDepletion Kit, designed to improve assay efficiency by eliminating irrelevant ribosomal RNA (rRNA) fragments from an RNA-Seq library.

Simple blood test could end invasive biopsies

03 March, 2021

A newly developed blood test has the potential to diagnose a wide array of diseases including cancers, liver diseases, immune disorders and more.

MP Biomedicals SPINeasy DNA Kit for Soil and MagBeads FastDNA Kit for Feces

01 March, 2021

Two high-performance DNA extraction kits, suitable for a wide range of applications in soil and in faeces samples, are now available from MP Biomedicals.

MicroRNAs as biomarkers for mild traumatic brain injury

24 February, 2021

Certain plasma microRNAs could serve as diagnostic biomarkers in mild traumatic brain injury, according to researchers from the University of Eastern Finland.

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