Courtesy of Exiqon
With the launch of its new ProbeLibrary kits, Danish biotech firm Exiqon
Each ProbeLibrary consists of 90 prevalidated 8- and 9-mer LNAs (each representing up to 7,000 transcripts) selected to target the most frequently occurring sequences in a particular transcriptome. Human, rat, and mouse libraries are available, with
The system enables Exiqon to develop assays rapidly for new genomes, says company spokesperson Søren Echwald. "We can develop these assays for a lot of these new genomes as they're sequenced."
- Lissa Harris