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  1. Nanoscale microscopy technique allows scientists to pinpoint RNA molecules in the brain

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    Wed, 6 Jul 2016

    Cells contain thousands of messenger RNA molecules, which carry copies of DNA ..... researchers to precisely map the location of RNA throughout cells. Read More at MIT News ..... now developed a way to visualize messenger RNA molecules in higher resolution than previously

  2. Findings confirm that adding UV light helps to form guanine of RNA

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    Thu, 17 Jun 2010

    to understand the origin of the building blocks of RNA , one of the four bases of RNA — guanine (G) — has proven to be a particular challenge. While the other three bases of RNA — adenine (A), cytosine (C) and uracil (U

  1. Infrared laser light heats the water in 'nano bathtub' for microscopy on individual RNA molecules

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    Fri, 23 Jul 2010

    laser beam, this column can be made to warm single RNA molecules attached to the slide. The samples are ..... fluorescence microscope, used to study folding of tagged RNA molecules (see "JILA Study of RNA Dynamics May Help in Drug Design" ). The researchers

  2. FDA authorizes emergency use of Zika virus molecular detection assay

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    Fri, 26 Aug 2016

    from the FDA for its xMAP MultiFLEX Zika RNA assay, a multiplex nucleic acid test that detects Zika virus RNA in potentially infected patients using their ..... virus symptom onset. The xMAP MultiFLEX Zika RNA assay, designed by the company's partner

  3. Laser microscope demonstrates gene splicing process in real time

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    Tue, 22 Mar 2011

    to study the splicing of pre-messenger RNA molecules . This essential process creates ..... spot and a red spot coming together on the RNA , we know that we are studying part of that ..... concerns the flow of information from DNA to RNA to proteins. RNA contains the chemical information

  4. Crosslinker for eliminating PCR contamination by Spectronics

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    Tue, 23 Aug 2011

    chain reaction (PCR) contamination and crosslinking DNA and RNA . Features include five 8 W 254 nm tubes, with 312 and 365 nm tubes also ..... elimination of PCR contamination, crosslinking of DNA and RNA , nicking ethidium-bromide-stained DNA, gene mapping, RecA

  5. Multimode microplate reader by Laxco

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    Fri, 28 Feb 2014

    image scanner from Laxco (Bothell, WA) includes fluorescence spectroscopy , luminance spectroscopy, and traditional DNA/ RNA protein assays. Additional features include real-time, 200–1000 nm full spectra and real-time video. More Biophotonics

  6. DISEASE DIAGNOSTICS: Nanosphere tests for success with optics, nanogold

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    Thu, 1 Jan 2009

    Nanosphere’s (Northbrook, IL) Verigene system is a workstation for nucleic acid (DNA or RNA ) and protein diagnostics. It is designed to allow the simultaneous detection of multiple genetic or protein targets with a single

  7. Novel post-op patch delivers drug, gene, and light therapy to tumor sites

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    Wed, 3 Aug 2016

    and its surrounding cells. Finally, gold nanospheres that do not heat up in response to the NIR radiation are used to deliver RNA , or gene therapy to the site, to silence an important oncogene (a gene that can cause healthy cells to transform into tumor

  8. Illumina, FlowJo partner to develop software for single-cell next-generation sequencing

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    Wed, 10 Aug 2016

    additional secondary and tertiary analysis as well as visualization of datasets, and it will integrate with Illumina's Single Cell RNA BaseSpace app. Related: FlowJo, BD Biosciences form partnership for flow cytometry data management The software will complement

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