Accelerate to discover

Back to filter

Related topics

Responsive fluorescence probe for detection of Hypochlorous acid in live cells and animals

Spectral Instruments Imaging

Jan 17, 2019

In this work, a new fluorescence probe, PQI, was developed for monitoring of the HOCl level in biological samples. The...

Spectral data analysis webinar - Cytek flow cytometer and De Novo Software

Cytek Biosciences

Jan 17, 2019

Cytek Biosciences and De Novo Software are proud to announce a collaboration that allows you to work with your spectral...

Improved differentiation of Retinal Organoids stem cells derived using rotating-wall vessels

Synthecon

Jan 15, 2019

Pluripotent stem cells can be differentiated into 3D retinal organoids, with major cell types self-patterning into a...

CT‐analyzer plug‐ins: ROI shrink‐wrap and primitive ROI

Bruker Biospin

Jan 7, 2019

The ROI shrink‐wrap gives the possibility to automatically generate a region‐of‐interest by adapting to the shape of...

Jan 23, 2019

Cytek Aurora spectral flow cytometer - say hello to a new reality

Cytek Biosciences

Jan 7, 2019

A prodigy that takes flow cytometry to the next level of performance and flexibility. With up to four lasers, three...

ACEA Biosciences launch xCELLigence RTCA software Pro for immunotherapy applications

Acea Biosciences

Dec 28, 2018

RTCA Software Pro is an integrated software package for running and analyzing real time cell analysis data from...

Cellular stress induces erythrocyte assembly and promotes microangiopathy

Fluxion Biosciences

Dec 19, 2018

Microangiopathy with subsequent organ damage represents a major complication in several diseases. The mechanisms...

Jan 23, 2019

The need for ultra high field magnetic resonance imaging

Bruker Biospin

Dec 17, 2018

MRI  is a noninvasive imaging technology that is known for its superior soft tissue contrast and ability to provide...

Show all topics (10)

Multiplex detection of rare mutations by picoliter droplet based digital PCR

Aug 29, 2016

In cancer research, the accuracy of the technology used for biomarkers detection is remarkably
important. In this context, digital PCR represents a highly sensitive and reproducible method that could serve as an appropriate tool for tumor mutational status analysis. In particular, droplet-based digital PCR approaches have been developed for detection of tumorspecific mutated alleles within plasmatic circulating DNA. Such an approach calls for the development and validation of a very significant quantity of assays, which can be extremely costly and time consuming. Herein, we evaluated assays for the detection and quantification of various mutations occurring in three genes often misregulated in cancers: the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), the v-Ki-ras2 Kirsten rat sarcoma viral oncogene
homolog (KRAS) and the Tumoral protein p53 (TP53) genes. In particular, commercial competitive
allele-specific TaqMan1PCR (castPCR™) technology, as well as TaqMan1and ZEN™assays, have been evaluated for EGFR p.L858R, p.T790M, p.L861Q point mutations and in-frame deletions Del19. Specificity and sensitivity have been determined on cell lines DNA, plasmatic circulating DNA of lung cancer patients or Horizon diagnostics reference standards. To show the multiplexing capabilities of this technology, several multiplex panels for EGFR (several three- and four-plexes) have been developed, offering new"ready-to-use" tests for lung cancer patients.

Read more

Scientific paper
Product news

Get more info

Regina Fillerová

Field application specialist

Regina

Fillerová

+420 731 127 718

Send Message

Brand profile

RainDance Technologies

RainDance company’s ultra-sensitive genomic tools enable research of novel non-invasive liquid biopsy applications that should result in more accurate, reliable, cost-effective, and early detection of cancer and other inherited and infectious diseases.

Related products

Capable of generating more than a billion reactions in a single day, the RainDrop system surpasses all existing technologies and establishes a new performance standard in sensitivity, quantitation and multiplexing.

show detail

A fast, accurate and low-cost NGS target enrichment system that features award-winning instrumentation and pre-validated gene panels, as well as flexible open source options.

show detail

We supply and support Life-Science Technologies in the territory of Central and Eastern Europe.

Czech Republic

Slovakia

Hungary

Poland

Croatia

Slovenia

Serbia

Romania

Bulgaria

Latvia

Lithuania

Estonia

Russia

Ukraine

Belarus

Turkey