Navigation Links
QuantaLife Announces Launch of Droplet Digital™ PCR System
Date:11/2/2010

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- QuantaLife, Inc. announced today at the 60th Annual American Society of Human Genetics Meeting the launch of their Droplet Digital™ PCR system. The system, which includes a droplet generator and a droplet reader, quantifies DNA molecules using the company's patented high-resolution, Droplet Digital PCR technology – a 3rd generation PCR technology that enables single-molecule resolution of target sequences.

Droplet Digital PCR uses microfluidics to partition each sample into 20,000 to millions of one-nanoliter droplets, each of which contains a separate PCR. The droplets are streamed in single file past a detector to count the negative and positive reactions.

The QuantaLife system introduces a new era of high performance PCR testing. The system detects slight differences in gene copy number (i.e., 6 copies from 5), or a 10% difference in mRNA expression. There is no need for a standard. The system can read 48 samples per hour.

Serge Saxonov, Ph.D, Vice President of Application Development at QuantaLife will present results obtained using the QuantaLife system at the ASHG meeting. The seminar titled "Introducing the 3rd Generation of PCR: droplet digital PCR – A New System for CNV Detection," will be held Friday, November 5, 2010 at 12:30 pm at the Grand Hyatt Washington, Lafayette Room, 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC.

More information about QuantaLife and the Droplet Digital PCR system is available at www.quantalife.com.

About QuantaLife

QuantaLife has developed the 3rd generation of PCR technology that quantifies DNA molecules by Droplet Digital™ PCR . Droplet Digital PCR provides an absolute measure of target molecules with unrivaled quantitative resolution and sensitivity. Applications include copy number variation (CNV), mutation detection, and gene expression analysis. Our mission is to provide tools that accelerate new strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders, cancer, and infectious disease.Contact:Mike LuceroQuantaLife, Inc.+1-650-823-6366
'/>"/>

SOURCE QuantaLife, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. QuantaLife, Inc. Unanimously Selected as the Most Promising Company at the Personalized Medicine World Conference 2010
2. China-Biotics, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
3. Odyssey Thera Announces Milestone Achievement in Pfizer Alliance
4. InNexus Biotechnology Announces Launch of Large Scale Primate Study of DXL625
5. Anesiva Announces Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Update
6. SGX Pharmaceuticals Announces Financial Results for the Three and Six Months Ended June 30, 2008
7. Insmed Announces Financial Results for Second Quarter and Six-Months Ended June 30, 2008
8. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
9. China Yingxia International, Inc. Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2008 Results
10. ThirdBiotech Announces Kemeta as Newest Sponsor
11. Signalife Announces Intent to Withdraw From AMEX and Trade on the OTCBB
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... Biologist Dawn Maslar MS has found ... latest book, Men Chase, Women Choose: The Neuroscience of Meeting, Dating, Losing Your Mind, ... effect on men. ”The logical next step, in my estimation, was to scientifically track ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... June 20, 2017 , ... GigaGen ... from millions-diverse immune repertoires, announces launch of its new Surge(TM) Discovery ... PhD, CEO of GigaGen, will present on Surge at the conference. , Surge ...
(Date:6/16/2017)... Massachusetts (PRWEB) , ... June 16, 2017 , ... ... medical device compliance and commercialization, has just announced two more sessions of its ... the series will focus on the world of online templates for design control ...
(Date:6/15/2017)... ... June 15, 2017 , ... The newest exhibition ... journey through creative experimentation and interdisciplinary collaboration. Feature Creep, a solo exhibition by ... opening reception will be held at EKG, located at 3600 Market Street in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/5/2017)...  The Allen Institute for Cell Science today announces ... portal and dynamic digital window into the human cell. ... application of deep learning to create predictive models of ... a growing suite of powerful tools. The Allen Cell ... publicly available resources created and shared by the Allen ...
(Date:4/4/2017)... 2017   EyeLock LLC , a leader of ... States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. ... of an iris image with a face image acquired ... company,s 45 th issued patent. ... given the multi-modal biometric capabilities that have recently come ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... The research team of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University ... adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint minutiae recovery and matching technology, pushing ... for use in identification, crime investigation, immigration control, security of access ... ... A research team led by Dr Ajay ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):