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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 [...]

High-Resolution Melt with the xxpress® qPCR Thermal Cycler

A high-resolution melt (HRM) is a powerful, post-PCR analysis technique, used to identify the DNA products present. This method has a wide variety of uses from determining the specificity of a PCR reaction to detecting mutations and polymorphisms. It is [...]

xxsealer SA

BJS Biotechnologies are excited to announce the launch of our new, semi-automated heat sealer for use with the xxplate™ SBS.     The use of a heat sealer is required in order to weld a sealing film to the top of an [...]

Monitoring Transplant Patients for M. hominis Infections

A recent study has revealed the importance of monitoring transplant donors and recipients for Mycoplasma hominis infections. Mycoplasma hominis colonies M. hominis is a species of bacteria able to infect and penetrate the interior of human cells. It is notoriously difficult to test [...]

Successful completion of BJS Biotechnologies projects at UCL

  File 1 - Successful completion of BJS Biotechnologies projects at UCL

PCR, from the past to the future

The polymerase chain reaction (PCR), sometimes described as 'molecular photocopying', is a laboratory technique that allows researchers and technicians to replicate and amplify DNA or RNA from small or damaged samples, even down to a single strand. The technology was [...]

A grand day out: Launching xxpress at the Coronation Festival

It hardly seems possible but a fortnight has gone by already since the successful launch of BJS Biotechnologies' xxpress, the world's fastest and most thermally accurate real-time qPCR thermal cycler, at the glorious Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace. "Buckingham Palace [...]

PCR 101: An introduction to PCR

The polymerase chain reaction, or PCR, was first discovered in 1983 by Kary Mullis. But what is it? It is a method for amplifying small samples of DNA or RNA, creating millions of copies in just a few hours, and [...]

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