The Health Research Council, announced on Friday 17 April, that dnature diagnostics & research ltd were the recipients of funding for the purpose of developing a rapid, on-site DNA diagnostic test to detect the difference between influenza and COVID-19.
DNA testing allows fast, sensitive and specific detection of particular target organisms & biological products. Similar methods are used commonly in hospitals (for disease organisms), forensics (for DNA profiles of offenders) and university laboratories.
OK, confession time. I used to work some crazy hours in order to fit some library screening into a part time job while finishing my degree. No, that’s not the confession – more, when I put the PCR on I
Designing primers for your high resolution melting is easy enough. A quick run with some known genotypes …. and look for the melting curve differences among samples. Too simple. But what about the temperature-neutral SNP’s? The what?