Navigation Links
GenVault and the National Center for Forensic Science to Present Novel Technology for Room Temperature Storage of RNA
Date:10/1/2007

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVault Corporation, the leader in room temperature biosample management, together with the National Center for Forensic Science will be presenting data showing stabilization of RNA on GenVault's Reversible Porous Matrix (RPM) storage media at room temperature at the 18th International Symposium on Human Identification in Hollywood, CA this week.

GenVault's RPM storage media is a novel technology utilizing ceramic nanoparticles and a stabilizing solute which creates a matrix that can safely maintain nucleic acids such as DNA and RNA in the dry-state at room temperature. Because the matrix is reversible, nucleic acids can be retrieved with minimal effort, further the matrix is capable of stabilizing trace amounts of nucleic acids, as low as 1ng and high mass amounts, up to many micrograms. Through this flexibility and ease of use, this technology has a broad range of applications in forensics, research and medicine.

"The ability to provide long term ambient storage conditions for extracted RNA while maintaining the integrity of this very labile molecule is a great advantage to investigators in the medical, forensic, and molecular biology fields," said Dr. Jack Ballantyne, Associate Director for Research at the National Center for Forensic Science.

"With the development of GenVault's newest storage media, RPM, we are now able to address a wider range of sample types and markets. GenVault is excited to share the results of our partner's studies on this new media and we anticipate it will have a great impact in streamlining sample handling," commented David Wellis, Ph.D., President and CEO of GenVault.

About GenVault

GenVault is redefining the global standard in biosample workflow and storage solutions for genomic medicine, discovery and identification. The company's room temperature technology reduces costs and empowers its partners to maximize their most valuable assets. As a scalable and reliable alternative to traditional freezers and DNA purification systems, GenVault's dry-state platform enables the extraction, preservation, recovery and distribution of DNA at room temperature. Future systems will also accommodate proteins and RNA to provide a comprehensive solution. For more information visit us at http://www.genvault.com.

About the National Center for Forensic Science

The National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS) provides research, education, training, tools and technology to meet the current and future needs of the forensic science, investigative and criminal justice communities by providing proactive and innovative solutions to meet the challenges facing these societies. The NCFS is a program of the National Institute of Justice hosted by the University of Central Florida. For more information visit us at http://www.ncfs.org.

EDITORIAL CONTACTS:

Kerri McWeeny, GenVault

(760) 268-5257

kmcweeny@genvault.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE GenVault Corporation
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. National Instruments DIAdem -- Complete Your Technical Data Management Framework with Powerful Off-line Analysis, Visualization, and Report Generation
2. Schneider National exec joins TrafficCast board
3. Olympics of biotechnology has international flavor
4. Wisconsin professors elected to National Academy of Sciences
5. CIO Leadership Series: Judy Lemke, Schneider National
6. National angel investment grew 11 percent in `06
7. National broadband policy: Lets get it right this time
8. National Academies induct five UW researchers
9. Traffic data firm navigates international business
10. National Bio and Agro Defense fits Wisconsin
11. CATI takes tech transfer model national
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... ClinCapture, the only free validated ... will showcase its product’s latest features from June 26 to June 30, 2016 ... on Disrupting Clinical Trials in The Cloud during the conference. DIA (Drug ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... a new line of intelligent tools designed, tuned and optimized exclusively for Okuma ... 12–17 in Chicago. The result of a collaboration among several companies with expertise ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 ReportsnReports.com ... report to its pharmaceuticals section with historic and ... and much more. Complete report on ... pages, profiling 15 companies and supported with 261 ... http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/601420-global-cell-culture-media-industry-2016-market-research-report.html . The Global Cell ...
(Date:6/22/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biomarkers: ... The global biomarkers market has grown ... market is expected to grow at a five-year compound annual growth ... billion in 2015 to $96.6 billion in 2020. ... 2020) are discussed. As well, new products approved in 2013 and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/26/2016)... April 27, 2016 Research ... Multi-modal Biometrics Market 2016-2020"  report to their offering.  ... The analysts forecast the global multimodal ... 15.49% during the period 2016-2020.  Multimodal ... sectors such as the healthcare, BFSI, transportation, automotive, ...
(Date:4/14/2016)... BioCatch ™, the global ... the appointment of Eyal Goldwerger as CEO. ... Goldwerger,s leadership appointment comes at a time of significant ... of its platform at several of the world,s largest ... unique cognitive and physiological factors, is a winner of ...
(Date:3/29/2016)... LegacyXChange, Inc. (OTC: LEGX ... Protect are pleased to announce our successful effort to ... of writing instruments, ensuring athletes signatures against counterfeiting and ... athletes on LegacyXChange will be assured of ongoing proof ... Bill Bollander , CEO states, "By inserting ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):