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MO BIO Laboratories, Inc. Launches PowerFood(TM) Microbial DNA Isolation Kit

... Inc., the leader in soil and microbial nucleic acid purification, announces the launch of an ... global leader in solutions for soil and microbial nucleic acid purification, MO BIO's Power(R) kits contain ... removal of PCR inhibiting substances during the nucleic acid purification procedure. For samples that do ...

Gen-Probe and Novartis Agree to Extend and Expand Blood Screening Collaboration

... enables us to continue providing innovative nucleic acid tests that protect the world's blood supply ... have developed, manufactured and commercialized nucleic acid tests and instrumentation that have been ... Unlike standard serological testing, nucleic acid testing (NAT) detects viral RNA and DNA ...

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Santaris Pharma Announce Strategic Alliance to Develop RNA-based Medicines

... based on Santaris Pharma's proprietary Locked nucleic Acid (LNA) drug platform, which allows specific ... therapies targeting RNAs." About the Locked nucleic Acid Drug Platform There are two major ... either of these classes of RNA. The Locked nucleic Acid-based technology developed by Santaris ...

Battelle to Perform Verification Studies of IntelligentMDx's Proprietary Molecular Diagnostic Assay Process

... a developer and manufacturer of proprietary nucleic acid assays, today announced that it is working ... assay performance verification studies of its nucleic acid-based diagnostic or 'smart' molecular ... response to treatment. The biggest hurdle for a nucleic acid testing is that current reagent design ...

UNC researcher aims to 'unmask' cancer cells to trigger body's immune system

... a unique way to intravenously administer a nucleic acid derived from bacteria and deliver it to a ... body's own pathways, Cho said. The bacteria's nucleic acid would normally be excreted very rapidly from ... via IV. Cho plans to add a molecule to the nucleic acid that will allow it to latch on to a class of ...

MCG selected as RNA laboratory for worldwide diabetes study

... established infrastructure enables MCG to isolate nucleic acids for similar large-scale studies. Isolated nucleic acids will be stored at the National Institute of ... center and MCGs new contract with the NIDDK for nucleic acid isolation is through that university. ...

FDA Approves New Roche West Nile Virus Blood Screening Test

... screening donated blood for West Nile Virus by nucleic acid amplification tests has markedly reduced the ... agencies implemented investigational WNV nucleic acid-amplification tests (NATs) to screen all ... Diagnostics is the leading provider of PCR-based nucleic acid tests for the international blood bank ...

Cepheid Receives FDA Clearance for First On-Demand Molecular Diagnostic Test for Clostridium difficile Infection

... amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed ...

BD and HandyLab Announce Exclusive Collaboration to Commercialize Molecular Assays

... hands-off operation. The system incorporates clinical sample preparation, nucleic acid extraction, and microfluidic real-time polymerase chain reaction ... PCR technology, HandyLab's products are positioned to decentralize nucleic acid testing. HandyLab is an Ann Arbor, Michigan based company. ...

AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for GBS PNA FISH(R) for Rapid Detection of Group B Strep from Lim Broths

... fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live ... that don't require the extensive sample preparation necessary for other nucleic acid technologies. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to ...

AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for EK/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH(R)

... fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live ... that don't require the extensive sample preparation necessary for other nucleic acid technologies. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to ...

Gen-Probe Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2009

... from continued growth of the APTIMA Combo 2(R) assay, an amplified nucleic acid test (NAT) for simultaneously detecting Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) ... manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and ...

Cepheid Receives Health Canada License for First On-demand Diagnostic Test for Life-threatening MRSA and S. aureus Infections From Patient Positive Blood Culture Bottles

... amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed ...

Frost & Sullivan: Novel Diagnostics Methods Driving the European Cancer IVD Market Towards Early Detection and Prevention

... testing are facing fierce competition from evolving segments such as nucleic acid amplification technology (NAT) and immunohistochemistry testing. The ... genome project. This has allowed the rapid proliferation of specific nucleic acid tests for the detection of tumour markers and this trend holds strong ...

Gen-Probe Reports Strong Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008

... the continued growth of the APTIMA Combo 2(R) assay, an amplified nucleic acid test (NAT) for simultaneously detecting Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) ... manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and ...

Gen-Probe to Acquire Tepnel Life Sciences, Fast-Growing European Molecular Diagnostics Company, for 92.8 Million Pounds Sterling ($132.2 Million) in Cash

... -- Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ), a pioneer and leader in nucleic acid diagnostics for human disease, announced today that it has offered to ... manufacture and marketing of rapid, accurate and cost-effective nucleic acid tests (NATs) that are used primarily to diagnose human diseases and ...

Mutant proteins result in infectious prion disease in mice

... that changing the structure of the prion protein by altering just two nucleic acids leads to a fatal neurological disorder in mice. Their findings will ... are also seen in patients with Alzheimer's disease. By altering two nucleic acids in the prion gene, the researchers developed a transgenic mouse ...

Cepheid Launches First On-Demand Molecular Diagnostic Test for Clostridium Difficile Into European Market

... amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed ...

Genome sequence of lancelet shows how genes quadrupled during vertebrate evolution

... variation than humans. While two humans typically differ at only one nucleic acid per thousand in the genome, two lancelets differ at one of every 16 nucleic acids. "Marine invertebrates actually vary about 6 percent, which means ...

New vaccine approach prevents/reverses diabetes in lab study at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

... Microspheres carrying targeted nucleic acid molecules fabricated in the laboratory have been shown to prevent and ... captured by white blood cells known as dendritic cells which released the nucleic acid molecules within the dendritic cells. The released molecules ...

Isis to Receive $4.6 Million From Alnylam

... Isis' innovation and the leadership role Isis has played in the field of nucleic acid based therapeutics. Isis owns or controls more than 1,500 issued ... of Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. "Our pioneering efforts in developing nucleic acid based drugs have resulted in a very broad and valuable patent estate. ...

Cepheid Signs Group Purchasing Contract With Premier Healthcare Alliance, One of the Largest U.S. Group Purchasing Organizations

... amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed ...

Cepheid Selected as Vendor of Choice by Connecticut Hospital Association Shared Services Program for Molecular MRSA Surveillance Testing

... amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed ...

JCI online early table of contents: March 13, 2008

... A hallmark of the disease is the production of IgG antibodies that target nucleic acidassociated proteins in the nucleus of the individuals own cells (so ... were also required to upregulate the expression of two sensors of the nucleic acidassociated proteins recognized by these IgG autoantibodies (TLR7 and ...

New rapid Chlamydia test could enable 'test and treat' strategy

... symptoms. This sensitivity is similar to some of the current gold standard nucleic acid amplification tests used in screening programmes, including in the UK. The rapid test can provide results in less than 30 minutes whilst the nucleic acid based tests can take weeks. "The speed of the CRTs means that we ...

Cepheid and Broadlane Sign Group Purchasing Contract for GeneXpert(R) Systems and Xpert(TM) Molecular Diagnostic Tests, Including Xpert MRSA

... amplification and detection functions for fully integrated and automated nucleic acid analysis. The system is designed to purify, concentrate, detect and identify targeted nucleic acid sequences thereby delivering answers directly from unprocessed ...

Recently discovered virus associated with pediatric respiratory tract infection in Germany

... and then mixed with PCR primersshort pieces of DNA that recognize specific nucleic acid sequences within the genomes of the target viruses or bacteria. If a throat swab contains pathogens with nucleic acid sequences that match those of the primers, then the primers will copy ...

Lab-on-chip testing for 'bird flu' developed by Singapore scientists

... in another Avian Flu (H5N1) detection kit using GIS' proprietary nucleic acid diagnostic primers, played a role in the initial designs of the PCR ... other infectious diseases such as SARS, HIV and hepatitis B, by extracting nucleic acids from other body fluids such as blood, urine or saliva. "An ...

K-State Researcher, Collaborators Study Virulence of Pandemic H1N1 Virus; Work at K-State Would Protect Pig Industry If the Virus Jumps to Swine Populations

... if H1N1 were to spread to swine populations. Richt said they are developing diagnostic tools for the direct detection of the virus by finding nucleic acids or other parts of the virus in a sample, as well as tools for indirect detection. The latter approach is done by creating diagnostics that ...

Gen-Probe Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2009

... associated with Tepnel's transplant diagnostics and genetic testing products, and continued growth of the APTIMA Combo 2(R) assay, an amplified nucleic acid test (NAT) for simultaneously detecting Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae . Sales of our market-leading assay increased based ...

Urine Test for Chlamydia Shown Effective in Men

... infection and the likelihood of transmitting it to their sex partners, U.K. researchers report. Currently, chlamydia infection is diagnosed by nucleic acid amplification tests, such as the polymerase chain reaction. But these tests are expensive, technically complex and can take several days to get ...

Siemens Showcases Innovative Products and Educational Offerings

... sample types and volumes. The fully automated sample preparation platform uses Siemens proprietary extraction technology to provide quality-extracted nucleic acids with high efficiency. (Under development; not available for sale in the U.S.). Siemens will also feature the newest assays from ...

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Better Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... PNA FISH(R) PNA FISH is an easy-to-use and highly sensitive and specific fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live bacteria and yeast. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and ...

Studies Indicate Good Nutrition Linked to Eye Health

... the body. It contains more protein and chlorophyll than any other plant; includes all the essential amino acids; and is high in dietary fiber, nucleic acids, minerals, and vitamins (including the antioxidants vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and lutein). For more information about Sun ...

Enigma Diagnostics Announces Patent On Real-Time Monitoring of Amplification Reactions Upheld In Entirety Following Opposition From BD at European Patent Office

... diagnostics company, announced today it was issued European Patent EP1044283, which covers the use of endonuclease-based reporting in PCR and other nucleic acid amplification technologies. Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) had filed a claim in opposition to this patent which was rejected by the European ...

DaVita Study Demonstrates Clinical Application of Sysmex Reticulocyte Hemoglobin Equivalent (RET-He) Parameter

... the hemoglobin content of reticulocytes. Sysmex technology uses proprietary polymethine dyes that have an affinity to, and fluorescently label, nucleic acids. Detection and characterization of immature cells may well be a more valuable approach than measuring storage or transport proteins, serum ...

Brain Imaging Study Confirms Cognizin(R) Citicoline Boosts Mental Function; to be Presented at International Society of Sports Nutrition Annual Conference

... industry's most extensive lines of more than 50 amino acids and related compounds, including D-Amino acids and branched-chain amino acids, as well as nucleic acids, bio-products and fine chemicals. Kyowa Hakko also offers an array of branded ingredients including Cognizin(R) Citicoline, Kyowa CoQ10(R), ...

Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Best Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... PNA FISH(R) PNA FISH is an easy-to-use and highly sensitive and specific fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live bacteria and yeast. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid ...

New Study Shows Probiotics Linked to Metabolism

... to detoxify and rejuvenate the body. It contains more protein and chlorophyll than any other plant; is high in vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and nucleic acids; and, includes all the essential amino acids. According to nutritionist David Nelson, Ph.D., "Nutrition helps every aspect of health, from ...

Kyowa Hakko USA Announces GRAS Self-Affirmation for Novel Brain Health Ingredient Cognizin(R) Citicoline

... of the industry's most extensive lines of over 50 amino acids and related compounds, including D-Amino acids and branch-chain amino acids, as well as nucleic acids, bio-products and fine chemicals. For more information about Cognizin(R) brand Citicoline, contact Kyowa Hakko USA at 212.319.5353 or ...
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