Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > Polymerase chain reaction

Thermo Fisher Scientific Amplitude Solution

07 August, 2020

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced a highly automated, real-time PCR solution designed to analyse up to 6000 samples in a single day to meet increasing global demand for COVID-19 testing.

When to go digital in PCR

05 August, 2020

Digital PCR (dPCR) is the latest standard for absolute quantification of nucleic acids without the need for a DNA calibrator.

Rapid COVID-19 testing with a portable PCR system

15 July, 2020

A portable, easy-to-use, point-of-care diagnostic system for COVID-19 can deliver patients their test results around one hour from the time of their nasal swab.

AirClean Systems AC600 Series PCR Workstations

01 June, 2020

AirClean Systems AC600 Series PCR Workstations combine ISO 5 HEPA-filtered air with UV light irradiation for a useful DNA/RNA manipulation and amplification work area.

Bio-Rad Laboratories SARS-CoV-2 Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) test kit

12 May, 2020

The high sensitivity of Bio-Rad's SARS-CoV-2 Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) test kit makes it well suited to screening upper respiratory samples in patients with a low viral load, including individuals in the early stages of infection as compared to classical quantitative PCR tests.

Thermo Scientific SureTect PCR Assays for foodborne pathogen analysis

09 March, 2020

The PCR assay workflow includes enrichment media, ready-to-use PCR reagents and protocols, and instrumentation for sample preparation and PCR, as well as easy-to-use software for instant result interpretation.

Air Science PCR laminar flow cabinet

21 February, 2020

The Air Science PCR laminar flow cabinet employs Air Science Multiplex HEPA filtration technology to create a safe, energy-efficient contaminant-free environment. It is suitable for use with non-hazardous contaminants and when flexible access to the instrumentation in the cabinet is required.

Molecular diagnostics and the fight against coronavirus

14 February, 2020 by Dr Luyun Jiang, Technology Analyst

Early detection and diagnosis are essential to reduce the prevalence of infectious diseases and to prevent them from becoming epidemic or even pandemic.

New prenatal blood test identifies genetic abnormalities

10 February, 2020

Researchers conducted a proof-of-concept study that successfully assessed the genetic information of extremely rare foetal cells in maternal peripheral blood.

Monitoring blood disorders with ddPCR

16 December, 2019

Bio-Rad Laboratories' droplet digital PCR technology enables researchers and clinicians to effectively monitor biomarkers of malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.

MP Biomedicals Myco-Sniff-Valid Mycoplasma PCR Detection Kit

01 November, 2019

The Myco-Sniff-Valid Mycoplasma PCR Detection Kit has been demonstrated to be a sensitive, specific and rapid method for the detection of mycoplasma contamination in cell cultures.

Improving diagnosis and management of chronic hepatitis B

18 October, 2019

A new laboratory tool simultaneously assesses several indicators of HBV infection that are important for optimal patient management.

Quantum dots and a camera could detect killer bacteria

14 August, 2019

A combination of off-the-shelf quantum dot nanotechnology and a smartphone camera soon could allow doctors to identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria in just 40 minutes.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro Real-Time PCR Systems

25 April, 2019

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched the Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro Real-Time PCR Systems. Capabilities of the smart qPCR instruments include facial authentication, hands-free operation with voice-activated commands, radio-frequency identification (RFID)-enabled plate scanning, and quick access to service and support with a single touch.

Jade One Step QRT PCR Kit

04 May, 2018

BioVision's Jade One-Step QRT PCR Kit contains all the necessary reagents for both reverse transcription and PCR amplification to occur in a single qPCR reaction tube.

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