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Archive | December, 2014

Wrapped Christmas present

Christmas gifts for PCR users

It’s that time of the year when you are looking for Christmas gifts for the PCR-using scientist in your life. While of course, the best possible Christmas gift is the fastest and most accurate thermal PCR cycler, xxpress, we thought you might like some DNA-themed stocking filler ideas (in DNA socks of course), with some […]

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kidney transplant

Genetic test uses qPCR to cut kidney transplant rejection

A team of researchers from the USA, Spain and Mexico have used qPCR (quantitative polymerase chain reaction) to help to develop a genetic blood test that could spot those people at risk of rejecting their transplanted kidney up to three months before it happens, providing an potential alternative to invasive biopsies. Kidney transplants are life-changing […]

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