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Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics

Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics

3.8.2015: New technology developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, promises to make a workhorse lab tool cheaper, more portable and many times faster by accelerating the heating and cooling of genetic samples with the switch of a light. This turbocharged thermal cycling, described in a paper to be published Friday, July 31, in the journal Light: Science & Application, greatly expands the clinical and research applications of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, with results coming in minutes instead of an hour or...

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Role of adipokinetic hormones in antioxidative stress response
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29.7.2015: Adipokinetic hormones (AKHs) are insect neuropeptides that control energy metabolism via the mobilization of stored nutrients, however, their activities also include stimulation of the heart,...

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Greenovation and University of Freiburg cooperate to fight an Extremely Rare Disease
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11.6.2015: Greenovation Biotech GmbH and the University of Freiburg signed a cooperation contract to preclinically evaluate plant-made recombinant human Factor H (rFH) for treatment of atypical Haemolytic...

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4.8.2015: A Bulgarian research institute has developed a fluorogenic substrate for precise dipeptidyl peptidase IV localization applicable in the biomedical and clinical research fields. The research unit...


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