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xxpress NGx

BJS Biotechnologies are pleased to announce the launch of the xxpress NGx.     The new xxpress thermal cycler has an upgraded optics system that provides better channel separation and enhanced amplification in all five channels. This improvement has been [...]

PCR Types Performed by the xxpress® Thermal Cycler

To read the white paper, click here. Introduction Since the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) was first described by Kary Mullis in 1983, the process has been greatly developed and modified, originating a new range of PCR techniques and applications. This [...]

Adenovirus Type B Detection Using the xxpress qPCR Thermal Cycler

Adenovirus Type B Detection Using the Primerdesign genesig® Kit and xxpress® qPCR Thermal Cycler The Primerdesign genesig® Adenovirus Type B (AdVB) Kit is designed for the in vitro quantification of AdVB genomes. The kit is designed to remain specific to [...]

BJS Biotechnologies Appoints Techcomp as the Exclusive Distributor of the xxpress® qPCR Thermal Cycler in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

BJS Biotechnologies Ltd and Techcomp signed an exclusive distribution agreement in May 2018.  Techcomp will now represent and sell the xxpress® qPCR thermal cycler in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Techcomp is engaged in the design, development, manufacture and distribution [...]

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Ultra-fast qPCR with the xxpress® qPCR Thermal Cycler

Over the last few years, qPCR has become a reference technique in the field of molecular biology due to its simplicity, sensitivity and specificity, which is reflected in the high number of publications using this method. However, qPCR is still [...]

xxpress® qPCR Thermal Cycler Comparison

Thinking of purchasing a new thermal cycler? There are lots of different factors to take into consideration; the cost involved, the compatibility of different sample formats, cycling speed and thermal uniformity are often regarded as the most important. We've already [...]

Outstanding Return on Investment with the xxpress® qPCR Thermal Cycler

There are many benefits to the xxpress® qPCR thermal cycler, one very attractive quality being the outstanding return on investment (ROI) it provides. This is an important factor for many institutions when looking to invest in a new piece of [...]

Differential effects of rapalogues, dual kinase inhibitors on human ovarian carcinoma cells in vitro

Relative expression of mTOR, DEPTOR, rictor and raptor were assessed by quantitative PCR (Q-PCR) on an xxpress® (BJS Biotechnologies, Middlesex, UK) thermal cycler using Kapa SYBR Fast Universal Mastermix (Kapa Biosystems, MA, USA). Abstract: Ovarian cancer is the second most common [...]

xxpress RT-qPCR to Analyse the Quality and Quantity of cDNA

A recent article by the Queensland University of Technology investigated candidate genes for facilitating freshwater adaptation in palaemonid prawns. These genes were identified and their expression validated in the model species M. koombooloomba. Abstract Background: The endemic Australian freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium koombooloomba, provides a [...]

Oxytocin Reverses the Actions of Cortisol in Human Ovarian Carcinoma Cells in Vitro

Relative expression of the genes of interest was assessed by quantitative PCR (Q-PCR) on an ABI7400 instrument (Applied Biosystems) and xxpress® (BJS Biotechnologies). Abstract The journey patients with ovarian cancer travel from non-specific symptoms causing delayed diagnosis through surgery and chemotherapy, [...]

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