Researchers are presenting the details of a new blood-based assay that utilizes cell-free DNA to identify the methylation signals of gastrointestinal cancers at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, San Francisco, CA, USA, 23–25 January 2020.
Could new software make it possible to accurately measure highly concentrated samples without dilution?
Thermo Fisher Scientific (MA, USA) have released the Thermo Scientific NanoDrop QC software. The software could simplify sample quality control for industrial users and could help to save time during sample preparation.
Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (MA, USA) report a new quantitative technique, based on measuring the fraction of T cells in a tumor sample, that could be used to predict the risk of melanoma recurrence.
Scientists based at the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) at Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin (Germany) have developed a new assay to detect the 2019 novel Chinese coronavirus.
Quantitative proteomics identifies biomarker for acute rickettsial spotted fever infections, say researchers
Researchers based at University of Texas Medical Branch (TX, USA) report the use of quantitative proteomics studies to identify a potential biomarker for rickettsial infections, including Mediterranean spotted fever and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Analytical laboratory instrument and software provider, Waters Corporation (MA, USA) have officially announced plans to acquire Swiss-based laboratory automation technology innovator Andrew Alliance (Geneva, Switzerland).
Researchers discovered in a study of 15 healthy, young men that were deprived of one night’s sleep, that the plasma concentration of Alzheimer’s disease biomarker – tau – is increased on average by 17% compared to participants who were not sleep deprived.
As we enter 2020, Bioanalysis Zone cast a reflective eye over another exciting year in the bioanalytical field. In this editorial we breakdown the year into the ABCs of bioanalysis, covering the top interviews, news, discussion and conferences that 2019 had to offer.
Thermo Fisher Scientific (MA, USA) and Agilent Technologies (CA, USA) renew their commitment to the Instrument Control Exchange Program, which aims to improve workflow efficiency by allowing users to select hardware and software that most appropriately meet their application needs.
Researchers from Pennsylvania State University (PA, USA) and New York University (NY, USA) have developed a portable microfluidic device coupled to Raman spectroscopy that could be used to rapidly and inexpensively capture and identify viruses.