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Archive | May, 2017

Testing Water Samples for Legionella

Evaluation of Legionella qPCR against traditional culture for routine and public health testing of water samples. Legionella is a pathogenic, gram-negative bacteria responsible for causing Legionnaires’ disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia, for which there is currently no vaccine. The bacteria are found in water supplies, making the maintenance of water systems essential in preventing the […]

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Successful completion of BJS Biotechnologies projects at UCL

  File 1 – Successful completion of BJS Biotechnologies projects at UCL

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BJS Biotechnologies would like to congratulate our Product Specialist, Charlotte Fenner, for graduating from Imperial College London with a Masters in Applied Bioscience and Biotechnology. The ceremony was held at the Royal Albert Hall last week and was a great celebration to  mark this achievement.

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RT-qPCR to Determine the Role of TEX19 in Cancers

Cancer/testis (CT) genes are one of the major groups of germline genes. They encode proteins known as cancer/testis antigens (CTAs), usually limited to the healthy adult testis. These antigens were initially identified by autologous typing, but thanks to PCR technology it became possible to identify them by expression patterns. Little is understood about the role […]

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