Navigation Links
DiaCarta Inc. Launches QClamp™ Somatic Mutation Real-Time PCR Tests for KRAS, NRAS, EGFR, BRAF, PIK3CA and More Without DNA Extractions
Date:10/28/2013

Hayward, California (PRWEB) October 28, 2013

DiaCarta is a new Translational Genomics and Molecular Diagnostics company located in the San Francisco Bay area and is pioneering novel molecular diagnostics technologies for detection of cancer biomarkers in human body fluids including saliva, blood and urine - so called 'Liquid Biopsy' in the field of Oncology, today announced it has launched its QClamp™ somatic mutation tests, highly sensitive and rapid tests for KRAS, NRAS, EGFR, BRAF, PIK3CA and more in 2 hours without DNA extraction.

QClamp™ is a revolutionary new way to screen for somatic mutations, which utilizes a sequence specific wild-type template xeno-nucleic acid "Clamp" (XNA) that suppresses PCR amplification of wild-type template DNA and allows selective PCR amplification of only mutant templates. This allows the detection of mutant DNA in the presence of a large excess of wild-type template from any type of sample including FFPE, needle biopsy, whole blood and urine. The tests take less than 2 hours from start to finish without DNA extraction using special Qzol direct PCR lysis buffer and can detect below 0.1% mutated DNA.

“Recent studies have demonstrated that DNA sequencing is one of the least sensitive methods for characterizing mutation with only 10-20% of mutated DNA detected,” said Dr. Michael Powell, CSO of DiaCarta. “It has become clear that most if not all tumors are polyclonal and heterogeneous. Consequently, tumor driver mutations may not be detectable using standard DNA sequencing methods. Our QClamp™ tests are super sensitive and rapid. You don’t need to invest hundreds of thousands of dollar for a fancy digital PCR or sequencing machine. Our tests can be run on all currently available real-time PCR machines and everything to perform the tests is included in the kits.” 

“We are very excited to launch this new product line to meet the unmet market,” sa
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. DiaCarta Inc. Receives CE Mark for QuantiVirus® HPV E6/E7 mRNA Assay
2. KEW Group Launches CancerPlex(SM) Assay to Bring State-of-the-Art Genomic Testing to Community Oncologists
3. Cyndy Nayer Launches Center of Health Engagement
4. NextCODE Health Launches Operations with Exclusive License to Leverage deCODE genetics Genomics Platform for Sequence-Based Clinical Diagnostics, and $15 Million in Venture Financing
5. Pipette.com Launches New Blog Solutions.Pipette.com to Help Scientists Find Liquid Handling Answers
6. UE LifeSciences Launches WeMustTry.com Crowdfunding Campaign for Low-cost, Painless Breast Cancer Screening Services Focused on Developing Countries
7. ActiGraph Launches New Generation of Bluetooth® Smart Activity Monitors
8. KromaTiD Launches dGH Chromatid-specific Assays
9. MO BIO Laboratories, Inc. launches a new kit for rapid release of microbial DNA from swabs for PCR analysis
10. Portal Solutions Launches AuthentiMate™ a “Bring Your Own SharePoint Identity” Solution
11. Ventana launches first fully automated IHC test to detect BRAF V600E mutation in a variety of cancers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/13/2014)... December 13, 2014 QuickSTAT is making ... and Cold Chain capabilities, and is delighted to announce ... France, to serve Life Science clients in the region. ... a controlled-ambient warehouse, will provide 24/7 transportation and logistics ... investigational drugs, patient-clinical specimens, API, following IATA rules and ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6p4j9m/glucose_sensors ) ... Sensors: the Next Generation" report to their ... The convergence of small-scale electronics and ... a better future to millions of diabetes patients ... levels accurately and reliably have the capability to ...
(Date:12/13/2014)... and SAN ANTONIO , Dec. ... today announced the presentation of data at the San ... EPO-ANE-3010 study evaluating epoetin alfa plus best supportive care ... patients with metastatic breast cancer receiving standard chemotherapy. This ... was to rule out a 15 percent or greater ...
(Date:12/12/2014)... 2014 Graphite Metallizing Corporation, the manufacturer ... and process equipment, has appointed Kirk Staller as Sales ... Canada. Staller holds a B.S. degree from Purdue University ... market place, much of it with a manufacturer of ... Michigan office. , “We are pleased to ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Quick Opens Office in France to Serve Life Science Community In France and Neighboring French-Speaking Countries 2Glucose Sensors: the Next Generation 2Glucose Sensors: the Next Generation 3Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 3Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 4Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 5Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 6Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 7Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 8Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 9Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 10Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 11Data from the EPO-ANE-3010 Study Evaluating Epoetin Alfa Presented at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 12Kirk Staller Joins Graphite Metallizing Corporation 2
... Tuesday, July 15 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern -, ... ), a molecular diagnostics company, will host a roundtable,teleconference ... Principal Investigator on the submission and Associate Professor of,Gynecologic ... keynote,speaker of the roundtable., Vermillion,s ovarian tumor triage ...
... LOS ANGELES and LONDON, July 11 Signalife,Inc. ... received board approval to proceed,with its previously-announced merger ... and that a specially-formed committee has been,appointed to ... to,completion of the transaction. As presently contemplated, a ...
... /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE:,WX), a leading ... outsourcing company with operations in China and ... has won the 2008 Frost & Sullivan,Award ... Pharmaceuticals and,Biotechnology., (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO ...
Cached Biology Technology:Vermillion to Host Live Roundtable Discussion With Principal Investigator of OVA1(TM) Submission 2Vermillion to Host Live Roundtable Discussion With Principal Investigator of OVA1(TM) Submission 3Signalife Board Approves Merger 2Signalife Board Approves Merger 3WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) Wins the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Award for Best in Class Outsourced R&D in Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology 2WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX) Wins the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Award for Best in Class Outsourced R&D in Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology 3
(Date:12/4/2014)... Dec. 3, 2014  Crossmatch™, a leading provider ... its DigitalPersona ® Pro Enterprise software and ... deployed throughout First Bank branch locations in ... Carolina and Virginia. First Bank, a progressive ... Pines, North Carolina , selected the Crossmatch ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... Calif. , Nov. 20, 2014 Strict ... driver efficiency are piloting the North American and European ... of accidents growing, gesture recognition systems that are intuitive ... a mark in the industry. New ... Automotive Gesture Recognition Market in Europe ...
(Date:11/18/2014)... The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) today confirmed that seven officials ... least seven more will participate in the upcoming 2014 PDA ... Washington D.C. , Dec. 2-4. ... the regulatory agencies in the United States ... to help advance the use of metrics in the regulatory ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):First Bank Partners with Crossmatch to Increase Log In Security 2First Bank Partners with Crossmatch to Increase Log In Security 3Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 3Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 4FDA's Janet Woodcock, EMA's Emer Cooke Headline PDA Quality Metrics Conference 2
... available in French . , A study ... differences between individuals at the DNA level can lead ... These, in turn, are responsible for the vast array ... part of the Genome Regulators in Disease (GRID) Project ...
... the Tenovus Centre for Cancer Research at Cardiff University ... could help save the lives of women who become ... While drugs such as tamoxifen have been a huge ... of sufferers the drugs either fail to work, or ...
... Colloquium series will hold a meeting on gene ... program for the development of animal embryos, body ... focus on four areas -- gene regulatory networks ... developmental processes; regulatory processes in complex multigenic systems; ...
Cached Biology News:Tiny genetic differences have huge consequences: McGill researchers 2Further breakthroughs for breast cancer patients 2
The Magnetic Separation Rack is designed to be used for small-scale separations using magnetic particles. ,Capacity: 6 microcentrifuge tubes....
No description available in Ensembl Antigen: Recombinant Protein Epitope Signature Tag (PrEST)....
No description available in Ensembl. Antigen: Recombinant Protein Epitope Signature Tag (PrEST)....
12(S)-HETE-d8 is used as an internal standard for the quantification of 12(S)-HETE by stable isotope dilution mass spectrometry....
Biology Products: