The Cell Line Identity Crisis

The Cell Line Identity Crisis

Estimates of irreproducibility in published scientific studies range from about 50 percent to 90 percent
Designing qPCR Assays

Designing qPCR Assays

To quantify nucleic acids, DNA, or RNA, scientists often use the quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR)....
Optimizing and Troubleshooting PCR

Optimizing and Troubleshooting PCR

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and quantitative or real-time PCR (RT-PCR, qPCR) share many similarities but function di...
Product Focus: PCR Reagents

Product Focus: PCR Reagents

To get enough DNA for processing, such as sequencing the chain of nucleotides, researchers turn to the polymerase chain react...
Product Focus: Thermal Cyclers

Product Focus: Thermal Cyclers

This year marks the 25th anniversary of commercial thermal cyclers for the polymerase chain reaction (PCR). In brief, this te...
Product Focus: PCR Reagents

Product Focus: PCR Reagents

Today, PCR is used routinely in dozens of approved medical tests in diagnostic labs and physician offices, and by millions of...