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17 11, 2014

The Real Time RT-PCR (TaqMan®) Assay

By |November 17th, 2014|Benchmark Scientific, Ebola|Comments Off on The Real Time RT-PCR (TaqMan®) Assay

The FDA authorizes the use of the Ebola virus (Zaire) Real Time RT-PCR (TaqMan®) assay or the EZ1 assay if infection with Ebola Zaire virus (detected in the West Africa outbreak in 2014) is suspected based on clinical and epidemiological screening criteria. The EZ1 assay allows the in vitro qualitative detection of viral RNA isolated [...]

14 07, 2014

Agarose Gel Electrophoresis – Getting the Best Results

By |July 14th, 2014|Benchmark Scientific|Comments Off on Agarose Gel Electrophoresis – Getting the Best Results

Agarose gel electrophoresis is a precise analytical procedure that is widely used in biomedical, biotechnology, forensic, and research laboratories. It is the easiest way of separating, visualizing and analyzing DNA fragments and also separating other charges biomolecules such as dyes, RNA and proteins. The usefulness of agarose gel for the electrophoresis of DNA and large [...]