How do SARS-CoV-2 variants affect PCR assays for COVID-19 testing?

How do SARS-CoV-2 variants affect PCR assays for COVID-19 testing?

Researchers have identified several variants of SARS-CoV-2 since they sequenced the original viral strain responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic from clinical samples in Wuhan, China. Four variants, UK (B1.1.7), B1.1.7 +E484K, South African (B1.351, 501v2) and Brazilian (B1.1.28, P1), are of particular concern. The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns that these variants have the potential to...

Read more

The BiosearchTech Blog

Most Popular

The importance of sample processing for successful plant genotyping by NGS

Posted on Thu, Aug 12, 2021 @ 04:51 PM

Informed plant breeding decisions help drive the field of agrigenomics towards ever-increasing agricultural ...
Read More

Topics: AgBio, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), Sample prep, DNA extraction, Nucleic acid purification

Don't underestimate the complexity of your sample composition

Posted on Wed, Aug 04, 2021 @ 02:34 PM

A common mistake when initiating an agrigenomics project is failing to consider specific sample composition before ...
Read More

Topics: Agrigenomics, DNA extraction, Nucleic acid purification

Subscribe to our blog

About LGC, Biosearch Technologies

LGC, Biosearch Technologies is the complete Genomics portfolio from LGC. Providing genomic analysis tools, instrumentation and services to the genomic scientific discovery sector worldwide, with focus on across ag bio, pharma and molecular diagnostics. Visit our home page to view our products and services.

Posts by popularity

Follow @BiosearchTech on Twitter

Become a Fan on Facebook!