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.
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.
Early detection and diagnosis are essential to reduce the prevalence of infectious diseases and to prevent them from becoming epidemic or even pandemic.
Researchers conducted a proof-of-concept study that successfully assessed the genetic information of extremely rare foetal cells in maternal peripheral blood.
Bio-Rad Laboratories' droplet digital PCR technology enables researchers and clinicians to effectively monitor biomarkers of malignant and non-malignant blood disorders.
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.
A new laboratory tool simultaneously assesses several indicators of HBV infection that are important for optimal patient management.
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 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.
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.
Advances in biosensor technology are expected to limit the spread of HIV and other STIs, according to market research firm IDTechEx.
AmpliSeq for Illumina enables fast, robust, targeted library prep for all Illumina sequencers.
The QX200 Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) System from Bio-Rad provides absolute quantification of nucleic acids. It is particularly useful for detection of targets in complex backgrounds or for monitoring subtle changes or low nucleic acid abundance not easily detected/quantified with traditional qPCR.
The Mastercycler X50 PCR cycler is a suitable tool for research in molecular biology. Block temperature control and regulation enable optimisation, while the adaptable user management and extensive documentation capabilities give peace of mind to laboratories working or conforming to set standards.
The Genetic Signatures Flavivirus detection kit could be used to help prevent the spread of serious infectious diseases such as Zika and West Nile virus.