Molecular Biology

Automated Next Generation Sequencing Sample Prep

May 18, 2015 9:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hamilton Robotics, as part of its co-marketing partnership with Illumina, is developing automated solutions for NGS sample preparation that reduce hands-on time, minimize operational variability, and deliver consistent results. Illumina is providing input on the protocols and assay performance.

LISTED UNDER: Automated Liquid Handling Systems | Automated Sequencers

Western Blot Detection System

April 28, 2015 10:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Molecular Devices announced the launch of the ScanLater Western Blot Detection System. The system combines western blot membrane detection with a multimode microplate reader platform, eliminating the need to acquire a separate dedicated western blot system.

LISTED UNDER: Western Blotting

System Processes Up to 12 Western Blots Simultaneously

April 27, 2015 10:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

The BlotCycler from Precision Biosystems offers an automated system for performing western blots with high sensitivity and low background noise.

LISTED UNDER: Western Blotting

Scalable RNA-Seq Service Line

March 27, 2015 11:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Beckman Coulter Genomics Introduces a Scalable RNA-Seq Service Line for Processing Intact and Degraded RNA Samples Expanded RNA sequencing options also captures stranded and long noncoding-RNA information.

LISTED UNDER: Microarray Contract | Sequencing

Improving Reproducibility in Real-Time PCR

March 26, 2015 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

INTEGRA has reported how a clinical diagnostic laboratory has, using a VIAFLO 96 handheld electronic pipette, significantly improved the reproducibility and productivity with which it carries out Real-time PCR assays.

LISTED UNDER: RT-PCR | Multi-channel Pipettors

Digital PCR System Aids Life Science Experiments

March 24, 2015 11:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc. launched the QX200 Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) system, the second generation of the company's ddPCR technology. The system is the only digital PCR system that works with EvaGreen and TaqMan hydrolysis probes (reagents that are used with the instrument) to provide users more flexibility in the design of their digital PCR experiments.

LISTED UNDER: DNA Amplification

Real-time PCR Dye

March 18, 2015 12:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Precision Blue real-time PCR dye from Bio-Rad Laboratories makes it easier for researchers to set up real-time PCR (qPCR) experiments. 


DNA Polymerase Offers Specificity, Stability for PCR

March 17, 2015 1:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The FlashTaq Hot-Start Taq DNA Polymerase from Empirical Bioscience is a chemically-modified Taq polymerase designed to reduce non-specific amplification in PCR.


Sequencing-ready Library Construction

March 6, 2015 1:55 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The NEXTflex Rapid DNA-Seq Kit from Bioo Scientific enables construction of sequencing-ready libraries in less than two hours, with a flexible input range from 1 ng to 1 µg of DNA. A bead-based, gel-free size selection protocol and the availability of up to 96 unique adapter barcodes facilitate high-throughput applications.

LISTED UNDER: Library Construction

Automated Next Generation Sequencing Applications

March 4, 2015 4:30 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, through a partnership with Illumina, offers automated methods to improve processes and throughput in next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation. Under the agreement, Beckman Coulter will use its experience in automated NGS sample preparation to develop, distribute and support automation for Illumina’s TruSeq and Nextera sample preparation kits and Illumina will provide technical expertise on chemistry and protocols.

LISTED UNDER: Automated Liquid Handling Systems | Automated Sequencers

Single-base Resolution Sequencing Kits

March 3, 2015 4:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cambridge Epigenetix launched TrueMethyl kits. TrueMethyl provides quantitative, accurate and repeatable single-base resolution sequencing of the modified bases hydroxymethylcytosine (5-hmC) and methylcytosine (5-mC).

LISTED UNDER: Sequencing

ddPCR Kit for Next-gen Sequencing

March 2, 2015 10:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bio-Rad Laboratories offers a ddPCR library quantification kit for Illumina TruSeq sample preparation protocols. Used with Bio-Rad's QX100 Droplet Digital PCR system, the kit offers researchers a way to precisely and directly measure amplifiable library concentrations.

LISTED UNDER: PCR Product Quantitation

Next Generation Sequencing

February 4, 2015 2:32 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Illumina added to its next-generation sequencing portfolio with the launch of the NextSeq 500 System. The new sequencer features high-throughput performance in a desktop form factor, enabling researchers to perform the most popular sequencing applications in less than a day.

LISTED UNDER: Automated Sequencers

Modular NGS Gene Capture Pools

December 10, 2014 1:38 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The ixGen Predesigned Gene Capture Pools and Plates from IDT are the latest addition to IDT’s growing portfolio of high quality, customizable next generation sequencing products.

LISTED UNDER: Nucleic Acid Analysis Kits | Sequencing

rRNA Library Prep Kits for Eukaryotic Metagenomics

December 9, 2014 9:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The NEXTflex 18S ITS Amplicon-Seq Kit from Bioo Scientific simplifies the preparation of multiplexed amplicon libraries spanning the hypervariable Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) region of eukaryotic 18S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) genes.

LISTED UNDER: Nucleic Acid Analysis Kits | Sequencing


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