ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

New Products - The Scientist - January 20, 1997

For Detecting Pathogen-Specific PCR Products The DNA Catcher Plate System includes a line of 96-well oligo plate assays for the detection of pathogen-specific polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products. Kits include HIV, HBV, HCV, HCMV, HSV, VZV, HHV-6, Borrelia burgdorferi, and custom applications. The company's method for attaching a high-density capture probe to a 96-well microtiter plate allows single-copy detection of amplified DNA in a reverse dot blot format. Amplification of the target

The Scientist Staff


For Detecting Pathogen-Specific PCR Products The DNA Catcher Plate System includes a line of 96-well oligo plate assays for the detection of pathogen-specific polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products. Kits include HIV, HBV, HCV, HCMV, HSV, VZV, HHV-6, Borrelia burgdorferi, and custom applications. The company's method for attaching a high-density capture probe to a 96-well microtiter plate allows single-copy detection of amplified DNA in a reverse dot blot format. Amplification of the target is performed by using biotinylated primers included in the kit. The amplified product is transferred directly to the plate, followed by a 30-minute hybridization. Streptavidin conjugate is then added for 10 minutes and the plate is developed with TMB substrate. The plates can be read on a standard plate reader.

Synthetic Genetics
San Diego, CA


The new line is available in a variety of platform sizes and load capacities. Users can choose from five specific motions: vibrating, orbital,...

Interested in reading more?

Become a Member of

Receive full access to digital editions of The Scientist, as well as TS Digest, feature stories, more than 35 years of archives, and much more!
Already a member?
ADVERTISEMENT