Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > DNA & RNA

PCR Biosystems RiboShield RNase Inhibitor

15 September, 2020

PCR Biosystems' RiboShield RNase Inhibitor is now available as a standalone product. The inhibitor is designed for use in a variety of RNA-sensitive applications, including RNA purification, cDNA synthesis, RT-PCR, RNA sequencing and in-situ hybridisation.

Should we put all our eggs in one basket when we develop a vaccine?

07 August, 2020

A new age of vaccine development is upon us, and biotech companies are going into RNA overdrive.

Enzo Life Sciences AMPINEXT DNA Library Preparation Kit (Illumina)

17 June, 2020

The AMPINEXT DNA Library Preparation Kit (Illumina), from Enzo Life Sciences, is a complete set of optimised reagents to carry out a successful DNA library preparation.

Universal virus detection platform could replace PCR

10 June, 2020

A new viral diagnostic strategy using reactive polymer-grafted, double-stranded RNAs is expected to serve as a pre-screening tester for a wide range of viruses with enhanced sensitivity.

Beckman Coulter RNAdvance Viral XP Reagent Kit

01 June, 2020

Beckman Coulter's RNAdvance Viral XP Reagent Kit enables the extraction of high-quality RNA from universal transport media (UTM) collection devices for use with PCR-based applications.

Promega Wizard HMW DNA Extraction Kit

28 February, 2020

Promega has launched its Wizard HMW DNA Extraction Kit for researchers working with large fragments of genomic DNA. The kit enables researchers to obtain DNA that will provide strong performance in long-read sequencing applications in a 90 min manual protocol.

Tecan Rapid EZ DNA-Seq library preparation kit

24 February, 2020

Tecan's Rapid EZ DNA-Seq library preparation kit is designed to offer PCR-free generation of sequencing-ready libraries for next-generation sequencing (NGS).

Thermo Fisher Scientific Applied Biosystems SeqStudio Genetic Analyzer for Human Identification

28 November, 2019

Forensic scientists now have access to the Applied Biosystems SeqStudio Genetic Analyzer for Human Identification — an easy-to-use capillary electrophoresis (CE) platform that is designed to obtain gold-standard quality STR-based DNA profiles without compromising performance.

siTOOLs Biotech riboPOOLs

27 November, 2019

Ribosomal RNA depletion pools (riboPOOLs) by siTOOLs Biotech provide a flexible solution for rRNA depletion. With a diverse selection of ready-made riboPOOLs and the ability to create custom riboPOOLs, the products are suitable for sequencing experts with custom demands and scientists working on rare species.

MicroRNA methylation a potential biomarker for cancer

23 September, 2019

Researchers have revealed that the rate at which microRNA molecules undergo a process called methylation is able to discriminate cancer patients from healthy individuals.

Portable DNA device could detect invasive species

03 September, 2019

Known as 'MinION', the portable device can sequence 'or scan' millions of DNA codes in minutes, compared to current lab-based systems which can take a couple of days.

Integrated DNA Technologies oPools Oligo Pools

27 August, 2019

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) has launched oPools Oligo Pools — ready-to-use pools of high-quality DNA oligonucleotides (oligos) up to 350 nucleotides in length.

Blood test could improve breast cancer detection and monitoring

23 August, 2019

The highly sensitive blood test could one day help doctors better tailor treatments and prevent unnecessary surgeries.

NEXTFLEX Rapid XP DNA-Seq Pre-Plated Automation Kits and Unique Dual Index Barcodes

01 August, 2019

To simply NGS library construction, the NEXTFLEX Rapid XP DNA-seq Pre-Plated Automation Kits and NEXTFLEX Unique Dual Index Barcodes are suitable for labs looking to maximise workflow efficiency with an automated library prep solution that is convenient and streamlined.

Luminescent lighting for pathogenic bacteria

25 July, 2019

Researchers have created a fast, definitive and sensitive method for detecting pathogenic Staphylococcus aureus.

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