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 [...]

The xxcloud is our exciting new software release, enabling users to programme and analyse results remotely, from a PC or laptop.


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