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2013-10-17 23:02:48

Knowledge Foundation announces registration discount for sample prep expires on October 11th – register now and save $100. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Industry leaders from around the world will convene in Boston, MA for Sample Prep East conference which will take place at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge December 9-10 2013. One of the many anticipated presentations will include Shashi K. Sharma, a Research Microbiologist at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, he presents...

2013-10-08 10:48:18

New technique minimizes the effort and cost of microsatellite-based research Microsatellites are molecular markers with numerous applications in biological research. In studies of both plants and animals, they can be used to investigate speciation, gene flow among populations, mating systems, and parentage, as well as many other questions. A new protocol created by researchers at the University of Cincinnati and several other institutions improves the efficiency of current methods,...

2013-10-07 13:22:31

Since its introduction in 2011, Bio-Rad Laboratory's Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR™) technology has demonstrated the potential to be a transformative technology, particularly in clinical applications. At the second annual CHI Digital PCR Conference in San Diego, CA, Oct. 7–9, 2013, 12 scientists using Bio-Rad's Droplet Digital PCR systems will highlight ddPCR applications that have advanced their research. These researchers will share how ddPCR technology provides greater precision,...

2013-09-19 23:37:30

PBL InterferonSource, a major provider of products, services, information, and know-how related to interferons, cytokines, antibodies, ELISAs, and assay services is changing its name to PBL Assay Science. The company has already begun to implement these changes. Piscataway, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 PBL InterferonSource, a major provider of products, services, information, and know-how related to interferons, cytokines, antibodies, ELISAs, and assay services is changing its...

2013-09-19 23:27:42

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Global Sedimentation and Centrifugation Market 2012 - 2016” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/global-sedimentation-and-centrifugation-market-2012-2016 Albany, NY (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Global Sedimentation and Centrifugation market to grow at a CAGR of 5.76 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand from...

Next Generation Sequencing Reveals Absence Of DNA In Sub-fossilized Insects
2013-09-12 10:48:12

University of Manchester Research just published in the journal PLOS ONE by a team of researchers from the Faculty of Life Sciences at The University of Manchester can now confirm that the existence of DNA in amber fossils is highly unlikely It is hardly possible to talk about fossil insects in amber without the 1993 movie Jurassic Park entering the debate. The idea of recreating dinosaurs by extracting DNA from insects in amber has held the fascination of the public for two decades....


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Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

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