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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a revolutionary laboratory technique that enables the replication of a specific DNA sequence. Using PCR, millions of copies of a target DNA can be easily synthesized within a short period of time.
Mutations in PARN and RTEL1 associated with familial pulmonary fibrosis, telomere shortening

Mutations in PARN and RTEL1 associated with familial pulmonary fibrosis, telomere shortening

Scientific study confirms harmful effect of submicroscopic malarial infections during pregnancy

Scientific study confirms harmful effect of submicroscopic malarial infections during pregnancy

CML guidelines highlight need for TKI switch timing, choice

CML guidelines highlight need for TKI switch timing, choice

Focus Diagnostics announces FDA clearance for Simplexa Group A Strep Direct Kit

Focus Diagnostics announces FDA clearance for Simplexa Group A Strep Direct Kit

New prenatal test introduced for detecting Down’s Syndrome

New prenatal test introduced for detecting Down’s Syndrome

Laboratory criteria for CML deep molecular response reviewed

Laboratory criteria for CML deep molecular response reviewed

Kalorama Information: Budding market for digital PCR reached 175 million in 2014

Kalorama Information: Budding market for digital PCR reached 175 million in 2014

Bielefeld University chemists develop copper molecule that could help prevent spread of cancer

Bielefeld University chemists develop copper molecule that could help prevent spread of cancer

Simple paper strip test can rapidly diagnose Ebola

Simple paper strip test can rapidly diagnose Ebola

Polypropylene PCR plates

Polypropylene PCR plates

Fusobacterium necrophorum often causes severe sore throats in young adults

Fusobacterium necrophorum often causes severe sore throats in young adults

Researchers study epidemiology of Ebola Virus Disease to prevent future disease outbreaks

Researchers study epidemiology of Ebola Virus Disease to prevent future disease outbreaks

Plasma EGFR mutation cfDNA predicts advanced lung cancer outcome

Plasma EGFR mutation cfDNA predicts advanced lung cancer outcome

Case Western researchers awarded NSF grant to develop new method to reduce risk of Ebola virus

Case Western researchers awarded NSF grant to develop new method to reduce risk of Ebola virus

EGFR mutations, ALK translocations not mutually exclusive in NSCLC

EGFR mutations, ALK translocations not mutually exclusive in NSCLC

Study finds difference between results from IHC and quantitative molecular techniques

Study finds difference between results from IHC and quantitative molecular techniques

Researchers develop mobile suitcase laboratory to detect Ebola virus

Researchers develop mobile suitcase laboratory to detect Ebola virus

Roche announces launch of cobas Liat System for on-demand testing in different settings

Roche announces launch of cobas Liat System for on-demand testing in different settings

Higher human exposure to metal cadmium can lead to shorter telomeres

Higher human exposure to metal cadmium can lead to shorter telomeres

New test can detect bloodstream infection with unprecedented speed, sensitivity

New test can detect bloodstream infection with unprecedented speed, sensitivity