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Adenovirus type B detection using the xxpress qPCR thermal cycler

The ultrafast xxpress qPCR thermal cycler through performing standard dilution series and multiplex qPCR experiments is compatible with Primerdesign genesig adenovirus type B kit designed for the in vitro quantification of AdVB genomes. 

Sep 17, 2018

Scientific paper
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Novel insights on the mechanical properties of IFs using LUMICKS’ technology

The journal Science Advances has recently published the paper ‘Viscoelastic properties of vimentin originate from nonequilibrium conformational changes’. Block et. al (2018) used optical tweezers – fluorescence microscopy.

Jul 30, 2018

Scientific paper
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Early fetal sex determination using micro-volume of maternal plasma

 A qPCR-based assay, SneakPeek Early Gender Test (Gateway Genomics) has been developed to determine fetal sex as early as 9 weeks gestation using a micro-volume of maternal plasma. 

Jun 16, 2018

Scientific paper
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Rapid, accurate diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infections

Real-time PCR of toxin genes has been shown to be the most effective diagnostic method for accurate and early diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infections and the fastest method with the use of Xxpress real time PCR system. 

Apr 19, 2018

Scientific paper
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Understanding the pathogenesis of FCD type II using qPCR

The quantitative polymerase chain reaction is the methodology to determine the essential and dominant role of cNEUROG2 gene in the pathogenesis of focal cortical dysplasia (FCD) type II.

Jul 18, 2018

Scientific paper
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Method to quantify local force distribution within biomolecular systems

The journal Nano Letters has recently published the article “Quantifying Local Molecular Tension Using Intercalated DNA Fluorescence”,in which authors used the correlative optical tweezers-fluorescence microscopy technology by Lumicks.

May 24, 2018

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough
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High-throughput observation of molecular motor activity & dynamics

With LUMICKS’ C-Trap, it is possible to observe myosin activity,the processive motion, the binding kinetics along actin, and to determine its thermodynamic properties at the single-molecule level.

Feb 21, 2018

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough
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First DLS paper: Sorghum genome assembled with nanopore sequencing and DLS

The new paper describes a chromosome-scale de novo assembly of the repeat-rich Sorghum bicolor Tx430 genome built using Oxford Nanopore sequence combined with Bionano’s Direct Label and Stain optical maps generated on Saphyr.

Jun 26, 2018

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Outstanding return on investment with the xxpress qPCR thermal cycler

Find out just how much money you could save by switching to the xxpress qPCR thermal cycler,
visit the cost savings calculator on the xxpress website to find out more information.

May 10, 2018

Scientific paper
Technical breakthrough

xxcloud – thermal cycler software

Tired of waiting in line to use a qPCR system? The wait is over… the xxcloud is here! The xxcloud is exciting new software release, enabling users of xxpress instrument to programme and analyse results remotely, from a PC or laptop.

Feb 16, 2018

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