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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.


Forensic sequencing solution approved by FBI

22 July, 2019

The US FBI has approved Thermo Fisher Scientific's Applied Biosystems Precision ID System mtDNA analysis solution for use by forensic laboratories to generate mitochondrial DNA profiles.


siTOOLs Biotech siPOOLs (siRNA pools)

05 July, 2019

Short interfering RNA pools (siPOOLs) from siTOOLs BioTech are high-complexity pools of 30 optimally designed siRNAs that efficiently remove off-target effects and thus improve results.


DNA technology used to detect E. coli in our water

14 May, 2019

SA Water scientists are using DNA technology to quickly differentiate between climate-influenced non-infectious bacterial blooms and potentially dangerous E. coli bacteria.


DyNAbind DNA-encoded library (DEL) kits

23 April, 2019

DyNAbind's fragment-based DNA-encoded library (DEL) kit, containing more than 370,000 paired arrangements of molecular fragments, is designed to provide improved signal-to-noise ratios and reduced false positive hit rates.


Integrated DNA Technologies rhAmpSeq targeted sequencing system

12 March, 2019

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) introduces its rhAmpSeq targeted sequencing system, providing researchers with easy-to-use amplicon sequencing on Illumina next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms.


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